Questions tagged [translation]

Changing from one language to another, without altering the meaning.

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How do I read a Latin language text, and be able to hold finger on words I don't know for instant definitions?

I can read some Latin, but not enough to finish a book without a dictionary nearby. I'd like to read some old famous writings of the Romans. I'd be curious if anyone's figured out how to do this on ...
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How can I translate my ebook?

I downloaded an important PDF e-book but it is not in English. Is there a software or another way I can translate the entire e-book into English or another language?
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Can Kindle books handle side-by-side texts?

In the realm of bilingual print books, there are many "side-by-side" story books in which one page tells a story in one language, and the facing page tells the same story in another language. This ...
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Are books on Wikisource “by definition” fair game for creating ebooks?

There are a few old Mark Twain books on wikisource available in both english and spanish that I would like to combine to create bilingual editions for sale via CreateSpace or Lulu. CreateSpace, at ...
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How can I determine the translator of a wikisource work?

I am considering putting together English/Spanish versions of a few Mark Twain books, such as "The Prince and the Pauper" which can be found here. However, I need to know who translated it into ...
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How to manage translations when self-publishing (in-house translation)?

I intend to publish a book in Kindle in both English and Japanese. Right now, I have the English version written in a Microsoft Word document. I would like to start translating the Japanese version ...