Welsh Translation Services

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Enjoy fluent, persuasive Welsh language translation services

Demand for accurate, effective Welsh language services has never been higher. Make use of Kwintessential’s Welsh translation services in London, across the UK or worldwide when you want to communicate clearly and persuasively in the Welsh language.

To help you do this, we ensure the Welsh translator handling your project is always an expert in your field. This might mean a former or practising healthcare professional if your project is in a medical field. It could mean a teacher if you need us to localise an e-learning course.

Whatever your project, our ability to meet the highly sought-after ISO:9001 and ISO:17100 quality standards – and our highly experienced project management team – guarantee that the Welsh to English and English to Welsh translations we produce for you will make just the impact you are looking for.

Why use Kwintessential?

  • Rely on friendly, helpful customer service and your own personal project manager
  • Start with a free quote and explore our competitive prices
  • Rest easy knowing that your native-speaking linguist will make your text sound natural
  • Qualified in your field? Highly experienced? Your translator is a subject matter specialist

Welsh translation in London suited to all project scopes

Join the multinational companies and individuals alike who use us when they need Welsh translation services in London for any project. Businesses of all sizes use us because they know they will get the same personal, attentive service no matter the scope of their project.

Every linguist working on your project will be a qualified, veteran translator who translates solely into their native languages.

 

For English to Welsh translation, this means someone who has grown up speaking Welsh from a young age. It also means that for Welsh to English translation, we prioritise using an English native speaker who also has complete mastery of Welsh.

See what you can achieve with the best Welsh translators

Use our Welsh translation services to get everything you need in one convenient place. Take advantage of subject matter expertise in a vast array of fields, including our regular work in delivering:

  • Biochemistry translations
  • Automotive translations
  • Information Technology translations
  • Insurance translations
  • Law translations
  • Engineering translations
  • Advertising translations
  • Marketing translations
  • Finance translations
  • Banking translations

Any project. Any size. Any format.

We take on jobs with as little as 50 words. Right up to projects with over 50 000 words.

You can send us hard copies, emails, word documents, PDFs, scanned images, websites or content in any other format you prefer to use.

In return, we offer multilingual DTP and typesetting services which ensure any Welsh to English or English to Welsh translation you get from us in London or anywhere in the world can be delivered publication-ready.

Vital facts to understand about the Welsh language

Are Welsh and Gaelic the same language?

No, Welsh and Gaelic are not the same language. Even to say Gaelic is one “language” isn’t quite correct. The Gaelic or Goidelic languages are actually a dialect continuum of three modern languages – Irish, Scottish Gaelic, and Manx.

All three modern Gaelic languages and Welsh are classed as living Celtic languages. However, Welsh is from a different branch of the Celtic language tree, what are known as Brythonic (British Celtic) languages. This means it has more in common with Breton or Cornish than Irish, Manx, or Scottish Gaelic.

A speaker of Welsh or any of the Brythonic languages will almost always be completely unintelligible to a speaker of any of the three modern Gaelic languages, and vice versa.

What other language is Welsh most like?

Welsh is what’s called a Brythonic language. Sometimes written as “Brittonic”, these languages descend from the Common Brittonic language that was spoken all over the island of Great Britain in the Iron Age and was taken to Brittany by Britons who emigrated there in the 5th and 6th centuries.

The only surviving modern Brittonic or Brythonic languages are Welsh, Cornish, and Breton. While it is true to say these three languages are closely related (they are usually termed p-Celtic languages), they are not really mutually intelligible unless some effort is made on the part of the speakers.

Do the Welsh have different languages?

There are two official languages in Wales – Welsh (Cymraeg) and English. English is the main official language, while Welsh has more limited official uses but is required in certain situations by law.

There are several dialects of Welsh, but there is only one Welsh language. It was estimated in 2021 that almost 30% of people in Wales could speak Welsh (that’s around 884 000 people).

This is thanks to extensive protests and efforts made to preserve and spread the language after many years of decline. By 2050, the Welsh government now has plans to triple this number of speakers. These efforts combined mean that Welsh is the only Celtic language not considered “endangered” by UNESCO.

There are several thousand people who speak a dialect of Welsh in Patagonia, Argentina. You will also find many Welsh speakers in the rest of the UK, the US, and Australia.

How many Welsh languages are there?

There is only one Welsh language. Confusingly, it has been referred to by several different terms throughout history. The English once called it “British” or “Cymric” as well as “Cambrian” or “Cambric”. In Welsh, the language is called Cymraeg.

It is worth noting that while most people would say there are northern (Gogledd) and southern (De) versions of the language, there are technically five dialects of Welsh. These are the Gwynedd dialect (Y Wyndodeg), the Powys dialect (Y Bowyseg), the Dyfed dialect (Y Ddyfedeg), the dialect of Gwent and Morgannwg (Y Wenhwyseg), and Patagonian Welsh.

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