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Enjoy carefully tailored Italian translation services

Offering specialised Italian translation services, Kwintessential caters not only to businesses in London but extends its expertise to various cities across the UK. Whether you’re in Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, or Edinburgh, our commitment to quality and cultural accuracy ensures your message is conveyed effectively without expanding our services but by harnessing our extensive network and resources to meet your needs.

We build great relationships with our clients. Because we understand that the on-the-spot, ever-ready customer service you receive from us can be just as important as the quality of our ISO:9001 and ISO:17100 accredited Italian translations.

Talk to us today about the material you need our native-speaking Italian translators to get to work on. Learn more about our personalised, friendly, hassle-free process from a member of our helpful team.

Why use Kwintessential?

  • Kwintessential is an experienced and reliable translation agency that has been providing Italian translation services since 2001. Our translators are highly qualified native speakers who understand the nuances of Italian grammar, punctuation, spelling and regional dialects.
  • We also have a Quality Assurance team that performs stringent checks on all our translations to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  • Kwintessential is a certified translation agency, having achieved ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management System certification, which assures you that we are committed to providing excellent services and meeting customer requirements at all times.
  • We provide competitive pricing for our Italian translations while never compromising quality.
  • At Kwintessential, we value our customers and strive to provide the best customer service experience possible. Our friendly and professional staff are always available to answer any queries you may have. We guarantee a quick turnaround time for your Italian translations and ensure all requests are handled urgently and carefully.

Count on Italian translators who are native specialists

Your project will always be completed by Italian translators who are qualified professional linguists who have been in the industry for many years.

All of the linguists delivering our translation services in London and around the world work exclusively into their mother tongues. This means only a native Italian speaker will translate your projects into Italian. On the flip side, it also means we only ever use English native-speakers for translating Italian into English.

By doing so, we ensure that our translations are accurate, fluent, and read smoothly and naturally on a cultural level.

Get accurate Italian translations for every industry in London

We deeply understand the language, culture, and nuances that come with it, allowing us to provide highly accurate translations for companies in London, the UK, and beyond.

We regularly provide translations for a broad range of sectors and industries, such as:

  • Manufacturing – We can translate industrial documents, product specifications, instructions for use, technical drawings and more.
  • Financial – Our financial translations include banking materials, investment contracts and company reports.
  • Chemical/Pharmaceutical – We have extensive experience in translating chemical formulas and ingredient lists, safety data sheets, pharmacological research documents and more.
  • Healthcare – Our translators are well-versed in the specific language used in medical reports, patient records and health insurance documents.
  • Government – We handle translations of government forms, regulations and protocols, and legal documents.
  • Publishing Sector – We provide Italian translations for books, journals, magazines and websites.
  • Design & Advertising – Our marketing and advertising materials are tailored to the target market of your company’s products.
  • IT & Software – We can accurately translate IT user manuals, software descriptions and installation instructions.

Contact us today

While our base is in London, Kwintessential’s expertise in Italian translation services extends across the United Kingdom. We’re proud to serve businesses not only in the bustling capital but also in Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh, and beyond. Our commitment to delivering culturally accurate and high-quality translations knows no geographical bounds. Whether you’re in the heart of London or elsewhere in the UK, our team is ready to provide you with exceptional translation solutions tailored to your unique needs. Contact us to learn how we can support your business’s growth across the UK.

Important things to understand about the Italian language

What language do Italians speak?

Italian is the national language of Italy. Almost all Italians speak it. The language evolved from “Vulgar Latin”, the colloquial Latin of the Roman Empire, via the Tuscan spoken in medieval Florence. At the same time as speaking Italian, a large number of Italians also regularly use one of more than a dozen local and regional languages to communicate.

These regional languages are often derived from Vulgar Latin, just as Italian is. This means they are classified as Romance languages. Almost all of these regional languages are native to a specific area of Italy and are only used in that area.

In Italian, these regional languages are referred to as dialetti. Yet it would be wrong to think of these languages as dialects in the usual sense. They are not variants of Italian. They each more or less evolved from the Vulgar Latin spoken in their region and continued to evolve to the modern day in parallel to Italian. In fact, many of the regional Romance languages predate Italian.

It’s more accurate to think of every region of Italy as having its own Vulgar Latin-derived regional language, but that everyone also speaks the Tuscan regional language (now called Italian). Confusingly, Italian now has its own regional varieties! These are influenced in many parts by the regional language spoken there.

However, there are exceptions to all of this. These include languages like Arbëresh, spoken by the Arbëresh people of Italy and many Italo-Albanians (which has Albanian roots), Cimbrian (which has Germanic roots), Griko (Greek roots), and Slavomolisano (Slavic roots).

Where is Italian spoken?

In addition to being the national language of Italy, Italian is an official language in two cantons of Switzerland, in San Marino, and in Vatican City.

It also has official status in other parts of the world, including being an official minority language in the largest Adriatic peninsula (Istria), which is shared between Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia. Italian is also well understood by Corsicans in Corsica, as arguably Corsican is an Italian dialect.

Italian is one of the working languages of the Council of Europe, the common language of the Roman Catholic Church hierarchy, and is often referred to as the language of music. If you have ever heard a conductor say “allegro” or discussion of “altos” and “tenors”, these are musical terms borrowed from Italian. There are dozens of others.

Outside of Europe, Italian is spoken by large expat and immigrant communities in Australia and the Americas as well as by people in significant parts of Africa that were once Italian colonies.

How many people speak Italian?

Around 15% of the population of the EU – around 67 million people – speak Italian as their native language. Another 3% – around 13.4 million – speak it as a second language. This number rises to around 85 million Italian speakers in total when you consider the non-EU parts of the continent.


Frequently Asked Questions

What types of Italian translation services does Kwintessential offer?
We offer comprehensive Italian translation services for a variety of needs, catering to businesses in London, across the UK, and globally. Our services include translations for various sectors like manufacturing, finance, healthcare, government, publishing, design and advertising, and IT and software.

Why should I choose Kwintessential for Italian translation services?
Kwintessential has been a reliable provider of Italian translation services since 2001. We have a team of highly qualified native-speaking translators and a robust Quality Assurance process. Additionally, we are ISO 9001:2015 certified for Quality Management Systems, ensuring high-quality and consistent translations​​.

Are your Italian translators native speakers?
Yes, our Italian translations are conducted exclusively by native Italian speakers, ensuring accuracy, fluency, and cultural relevance. Similarly, for translating Italian into English, we only use native English speakers.

How do you ensure the accuracy and quality of translations?
Our Quality Assurance team performs stringent checks on all translations to ensure accuracy and consistency. Our translators are also experienced professionals who deeply understand the Italian language, culture, and regional nuances.

Can Kwintessential handle industry-specific Italian translations?
Absolutely. We regularly provide accurate Italian translations for various industries such as manufacturing, finance, chemical/pharmaceutical, healthcare, government, publishing, design and advertising, and IT and software.

What is your turnaround time for Italian translation projects?
We strive to offer a quick turnaround time for our Italian translation projects, ensuring all requests are handled urgently and carefully. Our customer service team is always available to discuss specific timelines based on your project requirements​​.

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