There are several translation services available for free or for a fee. The free website services are somewhat limited, but worth a try.
Here are several websites for free translation:
The Family History Centers have language translation guides available (about $1 to $2 each) for many different countries. Visit your local Family History Center for more info and help. The Family History Library in Salt Lake City have professional translators for free and for a fee, depending on the task. Please visit their website at FamilySearch Dictionary Assistance Select the Genealogical Word List for the preferred country and search the preferred word in the dictionary.
There are several translators in Colorado and in the United States, who can translate your document for a fee as noted below.
Please let us know if you’re a translator and we’ll add you to this list.
All Romance Languages: Translations Decoder or call (303) 738-1015 in Centenniel
Danish: Contact AJ Witter @ 319-835-3960 in Donnellson, Iowa or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dutch: Contact AJ Witter @ 319-835-3960 in Donnellson, Iowa or email email@example.com
German: Contact AJ Witter @ 319-835-3960 in Donnellson, Iowa or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Native American (different tribes)
Norwegian and Swedish: Contact AJ Witter @ 319-835-3960 in Donnellson, Iowa or email email@example.com
Norwegian, Danish, and some Swedish translation: Contact Patty Breien. Please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, please visit this website for explanation of those older medical terms found in death records or obituaries at Archaic Medical Terms Website.