Translator Toolbox

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Wikipedia is a great translation resource, especially for technical terms. Come across a rare animal species in a translation? Look it up on Wikipedia in English and then switch to the page in your own language (assuming it exists). This will generally give you a state-of-the-art translation.

Unit Conversion Tools

There are lots of unit conversion tools on the internet. Found one that was particularly helpful? Mention it here!

Suggested tools:

Multilingual Databases

  • InterActive Terminology for Europe incorporates all of the existing terminology databases of the EU’s translation services into one interinstitutional database containing approximately 1.4 million multilingual entries.

English Language Resources

  • Idioms Today is a database of English idioms and idiomatic expressions.
  • The phrase finder is a database about the meanings and origins of English Phrases, Sayings, Idioms and Expressions.

Useful Language Links

Have you found an interesting and useful language link? Add it here!