Mandarin is the most spoken and written language in the world. We have a number of tried-and-tested professional linguists available for translation, proofreading, localisation, editing and validation services into or from Simplified or Traditional Chinese. All of our Mandarin linguists are well-versed in translation and localisation management software, ensuring the language used is both current and consistent in the approach to terminology, tone and, in general, translations that are true to their original. This is imperative in gaining traction in foreign markets.

Mandarin – What you need to know

Mandarin refers to both Simplified and Traditional Chinese. Simplified Chinese has less total characters and less downstrokes in the characters than Traditional Chinese. Simplified is more prevalent and dominant in the PRC, while Traditional is still the official written language in Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Name and Language Code: Mandarin - ZH
Alternate Names: Beifang Fangyan, Guanhua, Guoyu, Hanyu, Huayu, Mandarin, Northern Chinese, Standard Chinese
Family: Sino-Tibetan - Chinese
Est. number of speakers: 1.051 billion
Countries Official: China
Prevalent Countries: China, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand

Prevalent Countries

China China
Brunei Brunei
Indonesia Indonesia
Malaysia Malaysia
Mongolia Mongolia
Phillipines Phillipines
Singapore Singapore
Taiwan Taiwan
Thailand Thailand

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#Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken and written language in the world.