The Dinka language, is a Nilo-Saharan language spoken by the Dinka, one of the largest and most powerful ethnic groups in Southern Sudan. With 2-3 million speakers, it exists in five major dialect divisions. Jaang is also used as a general term to cover all Dinka languages. The dialect of the Rek of Tonj is considered the "standard" or prestige variety.
It is further classified as part of the Dinka-Nuer subfamily, which is part of Western Nilotic, which in turn is part of Eastern Sudanic, the Nilo-Saharan subfamily with the largest number of member languages (95). Most closely related is Nuer, the language of the Dinka's traditional rivals. Other major languages closely related within Western Nilotic are Shilluk, Luo/Dholuo and Acholi. (SIL Ethnologue, 2005 data)
"Nilotic" indicates that its speakers are found mainly along the Nile, specifically the west bank of the White Nile, a major tributary flowing northwards from Uganda. The Dinka live north and south of the marshy Sudd area in southwestern and south central Sudan in three provinces: Bahr el Ghazal, Upper Nile, and Southern Kordofan.
Accurate Dinka translation the first time around
Trust in your translation provider is the key to receiving the quality translation
you are looking for. At WorldAccess we pride ourselves on delivering your Dinka
translation project that is backed up with a guarantee.
Your Dinka translation will only be done by in-country translators with
proven experience in the subject of your original document. A Project Manager, who is
also an experienced linguist, will be dedicated to your translation project.
We'll provide your Dinka translated document in exactly the same format
as your original unless specified different. This means you'll have an accurate
Dinka translation you can use straight away.
Things to consider when translating between Dinka and other Languages
Layout designs - Text typically expands or contracts when translating one language to
another. English to Dinka translations and Dinka to English translations, will contract
or expand depending on the subject matter.
Which Dinka do you need for your translation?
Getting the Dinka translation of your documents right can be very tricky. Clearly there's
only one Dinka language but as in most countries different sections of the population will
have different ways of saying things. Your Account Manager will discuss the target market
of your document with you. Clearly if your Dinka translation is aimed at teenagers it will
need to use their phrases and maybe even slang. Missing these small issues can be the
difference between a successful translation and a bad one.
Specialist industry Dinka translators
With a large network of in-country, bilingual Dinka translator, WorldAccess
Translations can respond quickly and effectively to your Dinka language
translation needs. Our translation teams are professional linguists
performing translation from English to Dinka and Dinka to English for a
range of documents in various industries.
Dinka Translation Quality Procedures
We work within documented quality procedures and will adopt additional quality
controls in order to align with client-side process. Each Dinka translator is
selected based on their experience and special areas of expertise.
All translators are bound by a commercial confidentiality and corporate
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