- tr., trans., transl. (abbreviations)
- translatour (obsolete)
From Middle English translatour, from Old French translator, translatour, translateur, from Latin trānslātor, agent noun from perfect passive participle trānslātus, from trānsferō (“carry across”), from trans (“across, beyond”) + ferō (“bear, carry”).
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈtɹænzleɪtɚ/, /ˈtɹænsleɪtɚ/, /ˌtɹænzˈleɪtɚ/, [ˌtʰɹænzˈleɪtʰɚ], [ˌtʰɹænzˈleɪɾɚ], /ˌtɹænsˈleɪtɚ/
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɹanzleɪtə/, /ˈtɹɑːnzleɪtə/
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- Rhymes: -eɪtə(ɹ)
translator (plural translators)
- A person who converts speech, text, film, or other material into a different language. (Contrasted with interpreter.)
- 1980, Ford, Gerald, “Boyhood—and Beyond”, in A Time to Heal, New York: Berkley Books, →ISBN, page 95:
- "You don't believe the Soviet Union is going to reduce its defense budget, do you?" Boggs asked.
Premier Chou didn't wait for the translator to finish. "Never, never, never," he replied in perfect English.
- (by extension) One that makes a new version of a source material in a different language or format.
- A computer program that translates something from one language to another using machine translation.
- Synonym: machine translator
In the localization industry, a translator deals specifically with text as the input, while an interpreter deals with speech or signing as the input.
Borrowed from English translator, from Middle English translatour, from Old French translator, translatour, translateur, from Latin trānslātor.
translator m pers (feminine translatorka)
- (literary, translation studies) translator (someone who translates)
- Synonym: tłumacz
translator m inan
- (computing) translator (computer program that translates something from one language to another using machine translation)
- translator in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
- translator in Polish dictionaries at PWN
From French translateur, from Latin translator, translatoris.
translator m (plural translatori, feminine equivalent translatoare)
- translator (someone who translates)
- English terms derived from Proto-Indo-European
- English terms derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *telh₂- (bear)
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