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Green Crescent is a professional language provider specializing in Tagalog translation. We offer document translation services in such diverse areas as business, legal, medical, technical, financial, scientific, government, engineering, software, gaming, and IT just to name a few. We also perform related services in desk top publishing, graphic design, transcription, copywriting, as well as website development and localization. We can also perform translations in non-English language pairs.

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Educated, professional linguistic specialists translating into their native language. All Green Crescent linguists work exclusively in their mother tongues to ensure the highest level of quality and authenticity - no machine translations, ever.

Quick Facts

Tagalog, also called Filipino, is the dominant language of the Philippines (with Cebuano being a close second). It was officially renamed Filipino in 1961 in an attempt to further a common Filipino national identity and establish a language of wider communication among the 120 to 175 distinct linguistic populations native to the 7107 islands that comprise the archipelago.

There are currently 12 languages in the Philippines with a minimum one million native speakers which, taken together, represent almost 90% of the population. These are: Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Bikol, Pangasinan, Waray-Waray, Hiligaynon, Kapampangan, Kinaray-a, Maguindanao, Maranao and Tausug.

Despite the heavy influence of English and Spanish, Tagalog has retained its centuries-old grammatical structure. Filipino is taught in all schools and is gaining acceptance as a second language.

An interesting aspect of Tagalog translation is the relatively large number of English language "borrowings" commonly employed. Many technical terms and newly coined words and phrases are incorporated directly from English. Spanish speakers will recognize countless transliterations. For approximately four centuries the Philippines was ruled by foreign powers, first by Spain and then by the United States, which left an indelible imprint. The Philippines became independent on July 4, 1946.

Green Crescent can customize our services to suit your needs and your budget. You can read more about the different types of Tagalog translation services we offer and their associated costs here.

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