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Top quality German to French translations

At EasyTranslate we are experts in German to French translations. We provide tailored and industry specific translations at affordable rates. With us you get access to a network of over 10.000 experienced and highly qualified translators who will make sure to adapt your material to fit your brand identity, line of business and tone of voice.

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Fast & easy German to French translation

EasyTranslate is all about making the German to French translation as smooth and convenient for you as possible. Our platform is fast and easy to use, and you can make your request at anytime and anywhere with only a few clicks. Once you’ve completed your order you can track the status of your German to French translation on our platform - it will be ready for you in less than 48 hours. 

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German to French translation support 

Get support throughout the entire translation process from our dedicated team of experts. Their expertise in linguistics and a wide range of industries allows them to find the right German to French translator for your translation project. They work closely with our translators to make sure that all your translation needs are met and that nothing is left to circumstances. 

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German to French translation services

We do all kinds of translation services, so whether your business needs regular German to French translation, certified translation, subtitling or something completely different, we have got you covered. 

  • Translation
  • Literature Translation
  • Website Translation
  • Document Translation
  • Subtitling
  • Proofreading
  • Transcription
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Certified Translation

If you’re looking for other services than the ones listed above, then please contact our sales team. We will most likely be able to cover those too.

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Industry specific translations

German to French translations for any industry 

At EasyTranslate we provide German to French translations for a wide range of industries and our translators all have the needed expertise to deliver tailored translations that fit your specific line of business. 

  • Ecommerce
  • Startups & Growth
  • Media, Marketing & SEO
  • Legal
  • Medical
  • Business & Finance
  • Technical & Engineering

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Smart translation tools

At EasyTranslate we provide state-of-the-art translation tools to make the German to French translations run smoothly and cost-efficiently. By utilising our smart tools to drive your business globally, you get consistency in the nature and quality of your language.

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Our platform protects your files and data, keeping it completely secure and confidential for you to order German to French translations. But don’t just take our word for it, more than 10.000 clients have already chosen and trusted our services.

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Meet our German to French translators 

Our team of dedicated German to French translators are the best in their field and put their passion for language at your service. They have years of experience and know the language in all its little details and complexities. With all of them being native-speakers and having followed specific training courses, they have certifications that recognize their language level and qualify them as expert German to French translators.

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Going global

French is a global language 

Parlez-vous francais? If you respond ‘Oui’ then you might be one of the 300 million French speakers living in the world today. The French Culture has gained a great influence around the world throughout history and ranks today as the 5th most spoken language in the world. It’s the official language of 29 countries which puts it in second place behind English. It is also one of the most commonly spoken languages in all countries.

If you add up all the French speakers in Europe, you come to around 80 million, which makes French the third most widely spoken mother tongue in Europe. The mathematicians among you will already have established that European French speakers constitute approximately 40% of the French speakers around the world.

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A gateway to the African market 

Surprisingly, France is not the country with the most French speakers. The African Continent withholds 50% of Native French Speakers in the World. Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the world’s second largest French speaking city after Paris. In fact, Africa is the continent where the number of French speakers is growing the most. Due to the population growth in Africa, the total number of French speakers could rise to as much as 700 millions by 2050, according to demographers. It’s only fair to say that, by translating from German to French you will be able to expand your business immensely and reach a broad and global audience.

 

Similarities & differences

French-German language history

Even though France and Germany are closely related, due to the fact that they are neighbours, they differ a lot when it comes to language. French is a Romance language of the Indo-European family, unlike German that belongs to the Germanic branch. 

Romance languages are descended from Vulgar (Common) Latin, which was the everyday language of the Romans. It was spread far and wide by Roman colonists, but following the dissolution of the Western Roman Empire, many conquered lands became culturally and linguistically isolated.

French evolved from the Gallo-Romance dialects of northern France and replaced Latin as the state language of France in 1539, when François I made French the official language of administration.

Formal vs. informal

Levels of formality

Learning French is no piece of cake. If you want to master the French language, you have to be aware of the different levels of formality. French, unlike some other languages, can be divided into six independent registers, from the very formal at the top to the very slang at the bottom. The three that most native french-speakers learn in school are: soutenu (formal), courant (standard) and familier (informal). But there are of course other forms of the language that are less known and non-official like “slang”, which is called “verlan” in french. 

Each register has its own purpose and its own vocabulary and even, sometimes, its own grammatical structure. That is why it’s important to find a translator who is aware of these differences and knows how to master them in order to communicate in the right language to the right audience. Indeed, different situations and people call for different registers.

Standard French Slang - “Verlan” English 
C’est fou ! C’est ouf ! This is crazy!
Moi Ouam Me
Trop bizarre Trop chelou Too weird
C’est lourd C’est relou This is annoying
J’aime la musique Je kiffe la musique I love music 
Je suis énervé Je suis vénère I am angry
Canadian French European French English 
Avant-Midi Matinée Morning 
Adon Hasard Chance
Cadran Réveil Alarm clock
Chandail Pull Sweater
Char Voiture Car 
Chauffer Conduire Drive
Croche Bizarre Strange
Crème glacée Glace Ice cream 
Efface Gomme Rubber

Language differences

Canadian French vs. European French

Is your business looking for French translation services? Well, which French do you mean? Is your intended audience in France or Canada? Don’t make the mistake of thinking the two countries speak the same French! In terms of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and pronunciation there are so many differences when it comes to Canadian French and European French.

Mastering a language is about mastering the details that make it unique. Many French speakers don't know about the little differences that separate Canadian French from European French. As shown on the left it can come down to replacing an entire word with another one. These are all factors that should be considered when translating from German to French as they can easily be the difference between ‘making it’ and ‘breaking it’.

From global to local

German to French localisation

As you probably already know, there isn’t really one single universal French Language. The French language knows many different variations and is undergoing many changes in the world. Many French words and phrases can be singular to a particular area and would be as foreign to a French speaker from outside the region as words from Mandarin or Ewokese. On the other side, there are some words that may be used in all French-speaking countries, but which have entirely different meanings depending on which of those countries you’re in.

As such, if you’re planning on expanding your business to one of these French-speaking countries, it's important to employ the right language. You want the language to sound as natural as possible to the locals, but you also want to avoid mistakenly offending anyone. Therefore, only qualified and experienced German to French translators can deliver the right and appropriate content translating from one language to another. 

French-German cooperation

Germany’s top 5 trading partners

Germany has the strongest economy in Europe and the second largest export economy in the world. Their solid economy is based on exports of high-quality manufactured goods along with strong trading partnerships with some of the major players in the global economy.

It is no surprise to see that France takes the second place in Germany’s Top 5 Trading Partners. Indeed, The Treaty on Franco-German Friendship (known as the Élysée Treaty), signed on 22 January 1963 is the symbol of the relationship forged between France and Germany and the proof that their economies are extremely intertwined and complementary.

2,737 French companies are present in Germany (accounting for 30% of those present abroad in the eurozone) and employ 363,000 people. According to French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), they generate turnover of €147 billion. Meanwhile, 3,200 German companies are established in France, employing 310,000 people and generating turnover of €141 billion.

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