Translating help needed (French to English text)

Hello,

I am in search of suggestions because translating text “by hand” is a bit tedious, especially when you use old medieval words, slang, sailor talk, etc. What resources (translating engines, nwn utilities, public domain dictionnaries…) could you recommend to help me translate an old NWN1 French module of mine in proper English.

Thanks for any help

CG

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First stop should be google translate (link to uk version - you may need to change the address) although doing a translation of a conversation one line at a time is still going to be tedious to say the least. Also that still leaves colloquial things like insults etc. to be done by hand.

TR

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Moi je préfère wordreference.com. C vrai, on finit par une traduction +/- manuelle, mais je trouve que google translate donne trop souvent des traducs à côté de la plaque (ou même complètement ratées), tandis que les gens dans les forums du wordreference sont bien serviables.
Dis-moi si tu veux un coup de main (français bilingue, parents anglophones).
Et sinon, bon courage. :slight_smile:

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@Tarot_Redhand
Not really a fan of Google products, but will try… And yes, i hope you can feed in more than one line at a time because i got like 38000 words in conversations, plus a lot of text strings and placeables descriptions.

@xorbaxian
Je ne connaissais pas wordreference, alors merci du tuyau, j’essaierais. Assez d’accord sur les traduction Google quand il s’agit de textes alambiqués, c’est loin d’être parfait. Pour le coup de main… C’est pas de refus :grinning: Je te recontacte dès que j’aurai un peu avancé (probablement en septembre).

Here is what i have found as NWN translating help for now:

NwnMultilang
Great text extractor. Can grab all your module text for editing/translating/proofreading and inject it back in place.

DeepL
Translator.

CG

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excellent ! :slight_smile: