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Tamil translations by specialised Tamil translators (native speakers)

Our quality – your assurance

From order to delivery, we at ConText® translation agency use proprietary project management software based on ISO 9002, DIN 2345 and European industry organisation EUATC standards. All of our translations comply with the European EN 15038 standard in completeness and form.

Our specialist Tamil translators transfer all of the content while preserving the sense of the original and keeping the style appropriate to the translation’s target audience, giving you an accurate and authentic translation that looks like an original.

Modern technology also allows us to leverage previously verified sentences while keeping the technical terminology consistent in translation, giving our Tamil translations at ConText® a consistent writing style. Our translators integrate your terminology requirements, comments and corrections in databases for further use in every project.

Our areas of expertise: IT, business, law, IT, banking, construction, architecture, chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmaceuticals, marketing, communication, advertising. Quality assurance included.

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The Tamil language – characteristics and spread

Tamil belongs to the Dravidian language family as widely spoken in southern India; a classical language like Latin and ancient Greek, Tamil is still spoken by about 77 million speakers worldwide.

Tamil is written in the Tamil alphabet, a derivative of the Tamil-Brahmi alphabet. Inscriptions on pottery in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka date the alphabet back to around 600 BC. Tamil also has a literary history that goes back at least two millennia.

Tamil is an official language in India, where it is mainly spoken in the state of Tamil Nadu; Sri Lanka, where it is spoken by the Tamil minority; and Singapore, where it is spoken by most of the ethnic Indian population.

Tamil has been spoken in the north and east coasts of Sri Lanka since time immemorial and in the central highlands since the British colonial period, by part of the ethnic Indian minority in Malaysia and Singapore, and about one million people in South Africa.