Fabio M. Said
Brazilian Portuguese Translator


Short Profile
Born in Brazil, based in Germany
Freelance translator since 1993
Court-certified in Germany
Many book translations published in Brazil and Germany
Short Profile
Engaged in translators’ associations in the U.S. and Germany
Speaker at industry events
Writes about translation & terminology for online and print media
Wrote of a popular book about the translation industry

Mother Language
Brazilian Portuguese
(Sorry, I do not translate from/into European, African or Asian variants of the Portuguese language!)

Working Languages
from English (U.S.) into Portuguese (Brazil)
from English (UK) into Portuguese (Brazil)
from German (Germany) into Portuguese (Brazil)
from German (Austria) into Portuguese (Brazil)
from German (Switzerland) into Portuguese (Brazil)
from Portuguese (Brazil) into German (Germany)

Support Languages
Spanish (Spain), advanced level
French (France), intermediate level
Italian (Italy), basic level
(I only use these when researching specialized terminology!)


Specializing in
Legal Content
(since 1999)
Purchase agreements
Articles of incorporation, by-laws
Real estate rental agreements
Powers of attorney
Terms and Conditions for e-commerce companies

Specializing in
Business/Financial Content
(since 1993)
Private Banking & Wealth Management reports
Corporate balance sheets
Corporate profiles and marketing materials
Business plans
Corporate newsletters

Additional Working Areas
Quality Management (working since 1995)
Industrial Engineering (working since 1993)
Third Sector (working since 1995)
Philosophy (working since 2001)


Professional Affiliations
U.S.: ATA – American Translators Association atanet.org
Germany: ATICOM– Fachverband der Berufsübersetzer und Berufsdolmetscher e.V. aticom.de
Germany: DTT – Deutscher Terminologie-Tag e.V. dttev.org


“Fidus Interpres”
A 256-page, Portuguese-language book with an introduction to the translation industry
Contains a selection of translation techniques and marketing strategies
Available in both print and digital editions


Copyright Notice
Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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