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Foreign Language Services, language interpreting, document translationA Foreign Language Service

We have your language! Since our founding in 1993, A Foreign Language Service (AFLS) has broken the communications barrier by providing professional interpreters and document translators in over 400 languages including American Sign Language (ASL) - and counting. Our contracted linguistic talent combined with dedicated customer service has made us the premier provider of interpreting, translation, and localization services to the local Metropolitan Phoenix, AZ area and statewide. As the "400 Language People",  we provide exceptional contract services in a variety of languages including those that are rare and emerging.  What sets us apart from similar type of companies is the sheer volume of languages coupled with our unique ability to always customize a communications solution unique to each client! Please use our "Language Search" tool to see if your language is listed or you can view our list of the most commonly requested languages. Whether you are an individual who needs help filling out a government form,  a large hospital requesting an interpreter for a medical exam, or a small business who needs to have marketing materials translated for a multicultural audience, AFLS is there for you. Browse through our website or give us a call at (480) 813-4242 to let us know how we can help you with your communication needs. Or you can simply contact us via email with any questions that you may have.

Languages List

 

 

This list represents the most common of the 400+ languages provided onsite and is not a comprehensive list.

(Alternative spellings and/or country in parentheses.) If you have questions about a rare or emerging language,

please contact us and we will help you!

 

 

 

Afghani  Hebrew   Panjabi (Punjabi-India) Zulu
Afrikaans  Hindi   Palau Zuni (NM)
Akateko (Acateco)  Hopi   Pampango (Filipino)
Albanian  Housa (Nigeria)   Papiamento
American Sign Language (ASL)  Hungarian   Papago (AZ)
American Sign -Tactile  Ibibio (Nigeria)   Payute (Paiute)
Amharic (Ethiopia)  Icelandic   Pennsylvania Dutch
Amuzgo (Mexico)  Igbo (Ibo) (Nigeria)   Pepel (Guinea-Bassau)
Apache -San Carlos (AZ)  Illicano   Pidgin English (Nigerian)
Apache -White River (AZ)  Indonesian   Pima (Arizona)
Arabic  Irish Gaelic   Pohnpei
Aramaic  Italian   Polish
Armenian  Jacaltec (Guatemala)   Portuguese
Assam (India)  Japanese   Punjabi (India)
Assyrian  Juba (Sudan)   Purepecha (Mexico)
Azerbaijani  Jula (Ivory Coast)   Pushto (Afhganistan)
Azuri  Kachin   Putu Krahn
Badini Kurd (Badany, N. Kurd)  Kalinga (Kenya)   Quechua
Bamba  Kamba   Quiche (Guatemala)
Bambara (Ivory Coast)  Kana (Nigeria)   Rohingya (Myanmar)
Bamileke (Cameroon)  Kanjobal (Chuj) (Guatemala)   Romanian
Bari (Sudan)  Kannada (India)   Rundi (Burundi)
Basque (Spain)  Karen (Burma)   Russian
Bassa Liberia  Karenni (Burma)   Samoan
Bawara (Somali)  Kashmiri (Pakistan)   Sango (Central African Rep)
Bengali  Kazakh   Sanskrit (India)
Beninese  Kekchi (Guatemala)   Sapo Krahn
Berber (Morocco)  Khmer (Cambodian)   Serbian
Bhutanese  Kibembi   Serbo-Croatian
Bisaya (Filipino)  Kikuyu   Shan (Myanmar)
Bosnean  Kirundi   Shona (Zimbabwe)
Bounda  Kisi   Shoshoni
Braille  Kissi   Sicilian (Italy)
Brava (Somalia)  Kiswahili   Silozi (Nanibia)
Bulgarian  Konkani (India)   Sindhala (Sri Lanka)
Bugana (Uganda)  Korean   Sioux
Burmese  Kosrae (Micronesea)   Slovak
Burundi  Krahn (Liberia)   Slovenian
Caldean  Krio (W Africa)   Somali
Cambodian  Kru (Liberia)   Sorani Kurd (Central Kurd)
Canarai (India)  Kunama   Sousou
Cantonese  Kurdish   Spanish
Cebuano (Filipino)  Kurmanji Kurd (Northern Kurd)   Spanish Sign Lang.
Chagga  Kurundi   Subia (Nanibia)
Chamula (Mexican-Mayan Tzotsil)  Lacota Sioux   Swahili
Chavacano (Filipino)  Lao   Swedish
Ch’enalho Tzotzil  Lapaneco (Mexico)   Sylheti (India)
Cherokee  Latin   Tagalog (Filipino)
Chiluba  Latuka (Sudan)   Taiwanese (Chinese)
Chin (Burma-Myanmar)  Latvian   Tamaric (India)
Chinese (see: Cantonese, Mandarin)  Lingala (Sudan, Congo)   Tamil (India)
Chinese Sign Language  Lithuanian   Tarahumara (Mexico)
Chuj (Kanjobal) (Guatemala)  Luo   Tarascan (Mexico)
Chuuk (Truk)  Maadi (Sudan)   Tartar (Russia)
Creek  Maay (Somali-Mai Mai)   Tausog (Filipino)
Creo (Senegal)  Macedonian   Tchiluoluba
Creole (Haitian)  Maghrebi (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia)   Telegu/Telugu (India)
Crio (Sierre Leone)  Malay   Tepehaun (Mexico)
Croatian  Malay (Bahasa)   Terasco (Mexico)
Czech  Malayalam (India)   Thai
Danish  Malinke (Ivory Coast)   Timine (Sierre Leone)
Dakota  Mam (Guatemala)   Tohono O’odham (AZ)
Dari (Afghanistan)  Mandarin   Toisan (China-Toyshan)
Derija Darija (Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco)  Mande (West Africa)   Tongan
Dinka (South Sudan)  Mandingo   Tigrinya (Eritria, Ethiopia)
Dutch  Mandinka   Trique (Mexico)
Dzhongkha (Nepalese)  Marathi (India)   Truk (Chuuk from Palau)
Efik (Nigeria)  Mari (Russia)   Tswana (S Africa)
English Sign Language  Marshalese   Tugen (Kenya)
Estonian  Mayan (Mexico)   Tulu (India)
Ewe (Togo)  Mazahua (Mexico)   Tumbara (Sierre Leone)
Fante  Mazateco (Mexico)   Turkish
Farsi (Persian)  Memon   Twi (Ghana)
Farsi, Kurdish  Mestizo (Mexico)   Tzotzil (Mexico)
Fiji  Mina (Togo)   Ukrainian
Finnish  Mixe (Mexico)   Urdu (India, Pakistan)
Flemmish  Mixteco Alto (Mexico)   Ute (UT)
French  Mixteco Bajo (Mexico)   Uzbek
French Canadian  Mongolian   Vietnamese
Fujian (China)  Nahuatl (Mexico)   Vietnamese Sign Language
Fula  Nandi (Kenya)   Visayan (Filipino)
Fulani (Guinea)  Nanibian   Waray (Filipino)
Fuzhouhua (China)  Navajo   Wenzhou Hua
German  Nepali   Wolof (Senegal)
Gokana (Ogoni)  Nepali Sign Language   Xhosa
Grebo  Nestorian   Xuj (Guatemala)
Greek  Norwegian   Yaqui (AZ)
Gujarati (India)  Nuer (Sudan   Yap
Haitian Creole  Nyanja   Yoruba (Nigeria)
Hakkien (China)  Ogoni (Nigeria)   Yugoslavian (see: Bosnean Serbo-Croatian)
Halhmieg (Mongolian)  Ojibwe   Zande (Sudan, et al)
Hmong  Oriya (India)   Zapoteco (Mexico)
Housa (Nigeria)  Oromo (Kenya)   Zomi, Chin (Myanmar)
Hawaii  Otomi   Zoque (Mexico)
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