Quality translation with a personal touch

Do you need Welsh-language translations that are top quality and speak clearly to your audience? Talk to us!

At Idiom we have more than 20 years' experience of English-Welsh translation. We've a wealth of knowledge of day-to-day working practices and a firm footing in the Welsh social and political landscape. Headed by Elen, who has a PhD in sociolinguistics, you are sure to receive a translation that is both accurate and fluent.

At Idiom we're experienced in a wide range of different types of translation work, including for public, voluntary, private and education sectors, from factual to fictional, from long reports to short and sweet social media posts, and for children and adults. Keen attention to detail and translations that are accurate, readable, fluid and fluent are hallmarks of our work.

At Idiom your translation will be drafted / edited by a full member of Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru - the association of Welsh translators and interpreters - the only professional organisation to specifically accredit Welsh translators.

In a world where haste so often trumps quality, we guarantee you are in safe hands with us.

We are more than happy to talk about your translation needs. If you would like to chat to us, do drop us a line or pick up the phone.

idiom   (noun)

1   a group of words in a fixed order that have a particular meaning that is different from the meanings of each word on its own.

2   the style of expression in writing, speech, or music that is typical of a particular period, person, or group.

Cambridge Dictionary

About Elen

A linguist with experience of working across language-related fields, including language research and teaching, Elen brings wide-ranging knowledge to all of Idiom's translation work. From her doctoral research, where she studied the use of different styles of Welsh, she's attuned to the nuanced ways in which people adapt and play with language in all its varied contexts. She has worked in the public sector in Wales in a role with oversight over the translation industry, and received her translation training at two well-established Welsh translation firms. She is fully qualified as a Welsh for Adults tutor, and is a full member of Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru. Her full membership is the highest level for translators working in Welsh.

Elen is a highly experienced and professional accredited translator who founded Idiom to offer high quality translations that make your texts really come alive in Welsh.