So you have content that needs to be translated from Swedish to Danish. You were hoping that a native Swedish translator will also be proficient to translate Swedish to Danish because they are both Nordic languages and are considered extensions of the same roots. So you may be hoping that you will get a Swedish native speaker to work in Danish as well.
Who can translate Swedish to Danish?
NordicTrans would like to help you understand how the overlap between Swedish and Danish actually works. Nordic languages are varied branches of the basic Nordic dialect. The language that has both Swedish and Danish roots in depth and has a way of being accessible to the other two dialects is the Norwegian language. The speakers of Norwegian are generally capable of understanding and communicating in both Danish and Swedish.
How to pick a translator?
If you are a speaker of the Swedish language than you may be able to translate into Danish if you are interested in the language and have advanced knowledge of its Nordic roots. But you may not if you have a basic and cursory knowledge of the Swedish language itself.
So now that you understand the basics of how the relationship between Swedish and Danish languages works, allow us to help you understand how to judge your Swedish translator for his knowledge of the Danish language.
You should always talk to any and all translators that you consider for hiring. That is the basic rule of hiring any and all translators. Nothing can ever replace human instinct when it comes to evaluating a translator. It’s very hard to fool your clients about your knowledge of the language when you are speaking with the client. In this day and age, everyone can tell the difference between a poser and a real translator in conversation. So have a face to face discussion.
Is translation between Nordic languages easy to do?
You will ask your translation candidates if they have any interest or inclination towards becoming Danish translators as well. You will also talk about their interest in Nordic dialects in general. Many Swedish translators learn other Scandinavian languages because it makes them eligible for translation in four or five more languages including Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish and other European languages.
For this reason, many Swedish translators learn Nordic roots and develop firmer grasp at various other European languages. And as they are native speakers of Swedish, of course, the rates for their translation are much reasonable at NordicTrans.
Translation between two Nordic languages is an expensive endeavor everywhere except with us. As we are the heirs of the Scandinavian languages, we take these language pairs very seriously and we make sure that they are available for translation at very reasonable rates. We are here to serve you and we make sure that you get your translation at reasonable charges, no matter if you want to translate Swedish to Danish or any other language.
It also becomes easier for us because we gravitate towards translators who are well versed in the Nordic languages. NordicTrans is able to translate from and into any language as is able to get you a professional translator for any language combinations you may need.