Translation

LBLS offers translation services into the following languages, and from these languages into English:

All official South African languages:

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • isiZulu
  • isiXhosa
  • isiNdebele
  • Sepedi
  • Sesotho
  • Setswana
  • SiSwati
  • Tshivenda
  • Xitsonga

African languages:

  • Shona (Zimbabwe)
  • Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo (Nigeria)
  • Swahili, Lingala, Tshiluba (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Other languages:

  • French
  • 'African' French
  • Portuguese
  • 'African' Portuguese
  • 'Mozambiquan' Portuguese
  • 'Angolan' Portuguese
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Arabic
  • Dutch.

Rest assured:

  • All our translators have post-graduate qualifications and a minimum of five years' experience.
  • Translators are sourced from accredited members of the professional translators’ body of South Africa, whereafter they undergo further testing and vetting.
  • Samples from each completed translation are quality-checked by a different translator.