The word “translator” doesn’t appear to be in the dictionary.
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language says “translation” means “to interpret a text by putting together the words in a way that people understand them.”
But, the dictionary doesn’t define “translation.”
So, who’s actually translating what?
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, translators are people who translate texts to help improve them.
They do that by writing the text down on a piece of paper or, in some cases, by using a computer program.
But, according to the AEDL, the majority of translators don’t use a program.
Instead, they simply use an electronic pen and paper.
The AED lumps all of these translators in the same category as a book.
“There is no single translation system,” the Aed laments.
“It is not a monolithic undertaking.
The language is constantly changing, and so is the interpretation.
There are many different languages, but there is no uniformity of the translation process.”
It’s the same with many of the world’s languages.
The English-language dictionary of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) doesn’t specify what language a person uses to communicate.
But in general, it says translators should use a “transliterated English.”
So what’s the difference between the “translators” and the “book translators” who use an editor?
“A book translator, or book translator in English, is someone who translates books and articles to help people understand and understand their meaning,” the dictionary explains.
“Book translators do not do anything but translate books and/or articles, and they are usually paid by publishers.”
The dictionary notes that “a book translator” is a “literary or artistic work.”
But the AEd laments that the “purpose” of translation is to “impress a reader or viewer of a work.”
So why aren’t the Aeds translators being paid by the publishers?
The AEd cites the need to “protect copyright.”
But it doesn’t explain why publishers are not paying the translators.
And why are the Aedds not paying their translators?
According to the American Heritage, “book translation is a professional task requiring skill, knowledge and time.”
But the Aeda laments, “it is not the job of the translator to pay the publishers.
The translation is done by a professional and experienced translator, who will do his or her best to ensure that the work is complete, accurate, and reliable.”
The AED says that it is working to change that perception.
It recently hired a “book translator in a variety of languages” and is “making it easier for publishers to accept our work and make it available in languages other than English.”
And it’s not the first time the Aedes have tried to change the perception of translaters.
In February, the Aede was sued by a publisher who claimed the Aetes had defamed their profession.
The case is pending.
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