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Croatian translations by specialised translators (native speakers): Adaptation, localisation, transcreation, and creative services

Appropriate, efficient, sustainable. ConText® is a specialist language service provider for Croatian translation, a translation agency that takes a rapid, unbureaucratic approach to business relationships based on trust to the benefit of our clients. We have the flexibility and expertise to adapt to your individual requirements.

Our specialised Croatian translators transfer all the content from your manuscript into the target language while preserving the original sense and meaning. Apart from that, our translators formulate the Croatian translation for the intended target audience while retaining the style and undertone of the original.

This gives you top-quality Croatian text in an accurate translation that reads like an original. We have not only mastered the art of Croatian translation; translation is our passion – something we believe you will notice in the result.

Highly-qualified Croatian translation agency – saving costs with cutting-edge translation technology

ConText® translators reuse previously verified sentences while also ensuring that any client terminology lists are applied consistently throughout the translation with the aid of state-of-the-art translation technology (CAT tools as well as translation memory and data mining technology).

This keeps the language style consistent in all Croatian translations from ConText®. Our databases store predefined terminology lists as well as comments and corrections to be included in all Croatian translations.

Highly specialised Croatian translation experts

We translate and localise specialised texts from German and English into Croatian and from Croatian into German, or other languages.

The rapid rate of technological and scientific progress requires increasing depth of specialisation from translators.

Our specialist areas include business, law, IT, banking, construction, architecture, chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmaceuticals, marketing, communications, and advertising. ConText® services include quality assurance from our in-house proofreaders.

Our quality, your assurance – translations into Croatian at ISO 17100:2015 international quality standard

The ConText® translation agency uses project management software developed in-house from order receipt to delivery of the final translation.

We provide a web portal for registered clients to place complex translation and localisation orders for Croatian, upload the original documents, and download the translated texts.

A Croatian project comprises individual client jobs such as translation, proofreading, localisation in multiple language combinations, and DTP.

We use CAT tools such as Trados, MemoQ, Transit and Translation Workspace to generate automated translation analysis if requested.

All Croatian translations comply with the ISO 17100:2015 international quality standard to ensure completeness and form.

ConText® also supplies official translations from certified Croatian translators.

Transcreation – localising the message behind your brand

Brands vie for attention in reaching the target audience. Imagine you have recently run a successful sales campaign in Croatia, and you would like to repeat that for other markets. It usually takes good transcreation to carry your message out to consumers in all the world’s markets.

Advertising messages often contain a subtext that needs to be decoded correctly by the audience in the target market. The art of transcreation involves adapting the message your brand conveys while keeping your brand identity intact in every local market. Translators often take a more liberal and creative approach to this kind of job, as the texts – and visuals in many cases – need to be adapted for your message to hit the mark in an intercultural context.

Transcreation plays an essential role in successful intercultural advertising, communication and product marketing, as it ensures that the message is conveyed as intended to the target audience in each market.

Full-service package for Croatian

In addition to translation, adaptation, localisation and proofreading, our services extend to consultancy, editorial services, media and graphic design, and print contract management.

We are also happy to take care of the complete package that includes everything from specialist translations into Croatian by native speakers to international typesetting and proofreading to design, print and delivery including organisation, while keeping within the agreed budget and schedule.

Content creation: We write success stories in Croatian – finer, faster, with a bit more “Oomph!”

Our Croatian translators, Croatian copywriters and Croatian authors help put your thoughts into words.
We prepare and translate the following projects and materials from and into Croatian:

Websites, SEO texts and landing pages
Product descriptions for online shops
E-mail newsletters
Press releases
Advertising slogans
Video scripts
Brochures and leaflets
Advertisements and posters
Social media contributions
Multilingual product descriptions

How much overhead do you have in your translation orders?

How quickly and flexibly can your translation agency respond to requests for Croatian? How simple and straightforward is it to process a small order? How easily can you communicate with your contact person?

Working with ConText® makes it all easy. We do not have the huge unwieldy internal bureaucracy of large agencies, a bureaucratic machine that takes time and expense to set into motion for each Croatian translation order; we can react flexibly and quickly to client demands.

Interested? Get in touch!

Or just send us your text to be translated by e-mail and we will make you an offer for Croatian.

ConText®
Hindenburgstraße 10
55118 Mainz
Germany

Tel.: +49 (6131) 55 434-0
Fax: +49 (6131) 55 434-20
E-mail: welcome(at)context.de

The Croatian language – characteristics and spread

Standard Croatian, like the standard varieties of Serbian, Bosnian and Montenegrin, is based on the Neo-Štokavian dialect, but has influences from Kajkavian and Čakavian. Croatian is written using the Latin alphabet.

Standard Croatian is very similar to standard Bosnian, Montenegrin and Serbian, and people that speak these languages can easily communicate with each other; many Slavists and sociolinguists, especially outside former Yugoslavia, hold that these are varieties of a common pluricentric language known as Serbo-Croatian.

Croatian is spoken by about seven million people according to estimates. The 2001 census found that 4,265,081 people (96.12% of the population) in Croatia use Croatian as their native language. There are also native Croatian speakers in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Vojvodina, Croatian immigrants from the Yugoslav period in Slovenia, and there is a Croatian diaspora mainly in central and southern Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy), but also in North America (United States, Canada), South America (including Argentina, Chile, Bolivia), and Australia and New Zealand.

Croatian is the official language of Croatia, one of three official languages in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and one of the six official minority languages in Vojvodina in Serbia. Apart from that, Burgenland Croatian is recognised as a regional official language in the Austrian province of Burgenland. However, in contrast to standard Croatian, Burgenland Croatian has its own written language standard mainly based on the Čakavian dialect and its own specialised terminology.

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ConText®
Hindenburgstraße 10
55118 Mainz
Germany

Tel.: +49 (6131) 55 434-0
Fax: +49 (6131) 55 434-20
E-mail: welcome(at)context.de

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