Member since Dec '18

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Arabic to English
French to Arabic
French to English

Ali Obtel
Words Bridging Worlds

Salmiya, Al Ahmadi, Kuwait
Local time: 00:28 +03 (GMT+3)

Nattiv fil-lingwa: Arabic (Variant: Moroccan) Native in Arabic
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Servizzi Translation, Editing/proofreading
Jaħdem/Taħdem ukoll fi:
AgriculturePoetry & Literature
Medical: Health CareAdvertising / Public Relations
Attività KudoZ (PRO) Punti PRO-level: 39, Mistoqsijiet imwieġba: 30
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Portafoll Kampjuni ta' traduzzjonijiet sottomessi: 3
Edukazzjoni tat-traduzzjoni Bachelor's degree - M1 University, Oujda, Morocco
Esperjenza Snin ta' esperjenza fit-traduzzjoni: 14. Irreġistrat fuq Sep 2006. Sar/Saret membru: Dec 2018.
Kredenzjali English (M1 University, Oujda, Morocco, verified)
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Softwer CafeTran Espresso, Google Translator Toolkit
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A fascinated freelancer by Al-Ma'mun, the seventh Abbasid Caliph, who kicked off ten centuries ago a Graeco-Arabic translation movement through Bayt Al-Hikma in Baghdad, to allow knowledge flow from one world to another. Without this attempt to bridge two different worlds of that time, the sparking expansion of sciences to the west that took place later, would not have seen the day at all...

I'm not Al-Ma'mun in his power, but I'm blessed enough of being inspired by his vision to believe translation is not just words.. Indeed... it's words that always bridge worlds.

The following are some of my humble contributions in the world of translation:

I have translated a lovely kids short story of deep philosophy "triangular traditions" by Dr. Naif Almutawa from English to Arabic 

I have contributed as well to the translation of "Healing the Gerson Way" of Charlotte Gerson to Arabic  




This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 46
PRO-level pts: 39

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English to Arabic27
Arabic to English12
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Advertising / Public Relations4
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Keywords: Medical, Psychological, Literary, Journalistic

Profile last updated
Sep 16

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