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Looking for a Rawang Translator

Date Submitted: 03-Feb-2011
From: Eugenio Zazzara
Subject: Looking for a Rawang Translator
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Notice: My company and I are looking for a translator interested in translating a private letter (about 1616 words) from Rawang (a Burmese dialect) into English.

It is quite an uncommon language combination, and as such has been quite difficult to find a translator.