Dutch translation, editing and writing services
Dutch is a West Germanic language with similarities to German and English, and the official language of the Netherlands and associated territories. It is also the mother tongue of the majority of the population of Belgium, which was previously part of the Netherlands. Belgium is the official headquarters of both the EU and NATO.
Dutch is a first language for about 23 million people. The Dutch dialects of Southern Africa are now standardised into Afrikaans, which is a mutually intelligible off-shoot of Dutch, and is spoken by about 15 to 20 million people in South Africa and Namibia.
Despite a substantial colonial presence, the language of windmills is not spoken much in its ex-colonies – although it is argued that 20% of Indonesian words are rooted in Dutch.
Dutch translation services
CLS offers Dutch translation services tailored to local audiences in the Netherlands, Belgium or anywhere Dutch is spoken.
Dutch writing services
Our Dutch writers have the expertise to create copy of any style and tone for any Dutch audience.
Dutch editing services
CLS editors for Dutch are able to amend your publications to reach any audience.
Find out more about:
- Annual reports in Dutch
- Business translation services
- Website localization for Dutch-speaking web visitors