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Korean

It is the official language of South and North Korea, and Korean speakers are scattered all over the globe: the Korean minority lives mainly in the US, China, Japan and Russia. Although Korean is heavily influenced by Chinese, its origin continues to be debated. Currently, it is most often classified as an isolated language, i.e. one that does not belong to any language group and is not related to other languages. It has quite a few regional dialects, and the main differences occur between the North Korean and the South Korean variety. Although it is still a relatively unpopular language in Poland, there is a growing interest in learning Korean among young people, and some Polish universities already offer Korean studies.

Korean in business

South Korea is characterised by rapid economic growth, especially in the area of modern technologies and state-of-the-art electronic equipment. It is in Korea that tech giants such as Samsung and LG were created. Another strength of the Korean economy is the automotive industry: Korean car brands such as Hyundai and Kia have been well known and highly valued globally for years. South Korea is also becoming more and more popular as a tourist destination, and distributors of cosmetic products bring high-quality Korean cosmetics to Poland. The growing interest of Poles on Korea may have arisen from the “Korean wave”: the global expansion of Korean popular culture, or the spread of Korean music, films and series, literature and fashion in the Western world. Exports of goods from Poland to Korea include mainly machinery and electrical and mechanical devices, as well as agricultural and food products.

What do you gain?

  • Translations done solely by linguists with relevant specialist training, education and experience
  • Translations compliant with the requirements of ISO 9001 and 17100 standards
  • Translations done by native speakers
  • Consistency of terminology thanks to CAT tools
  • Free trial translations
  • Express translation of up to 100 pages a day

What do we translate most often?

Websites

Instructions

Medical records

Contracts and financial reports

Software and apps

Academic publications

Marketing materials

Literature

Translations from Korean in Alingua

The undisputed popularity of products from Korea leads to an increase of demand for Korean translations in many industries. Our offer includes not only standard translations from Korean and to Korean, but also specialised translation of marketing content, such as product labels or websites. In order to get the most attractive results, we encourage you to use additional language services: proofreading and native speaker editing, thanks to which your text will sound natural and attractive.

Technical Korean translations

The trade between Poland and Korea usually requires meticulously translated technical documentation. For our clients, we often translate manuals, product sheets, exposure scenarios and project documentation. Long-term clients are guaranteed attractive rates and terminological consistency of translations provided by computer-aided translation tools (CAT).

Korean express translations

It is not uncommon that timely delivery and short deadlines are as important as the quality of translation. In such cases, we can engage several translators and coordinate their work to complete the order as soon as possible, while maintaining high quality and terminological consistency. Express translation means up to a dozen standard pages on the same or the next day, and if necessary, we are able to deliver a translation of several dozen or even several hundred pages in a few days.

Translation between two foreign languages

Although we usually translate from Korean to Polish or vice versa, translations from Korean into English are also very popular. If you need a translation in a different, less common language pair, please contact Alingua Customer Support: our consultants will answer all your questions and prepare an offer tailored to your needs.

Quotation in 15 minutes

Fill in the short form or send an inquiry to the Customer Support and you will receive a reply within 15 minutes.

Pillars of trust

ISO 9001

ISO 9001 certification provides evidence that Alingua applies certified procedures to ensure consistent high quality of its translation services.

ISO 17100

Projects completed in compliance with ISO 17100 undergo a two-step revision process by professionals with appropriate competencies.

ISO 27001

Information security system at Alingua is consistent with the provisions of the ISO 27001 standard and all our cooperation agreements signed with translators contain a confidentiality clause.

Sample translations

In the case of larger projects, clients can request a sample of text translated by several different translators in order to choose a style most suited to their expectations.

Customer satisfaction

In-house statistics from the last two years show customer satisfaction at 99.7%.

Professional liability insurance cover

Your translations are protected by an insurance cover of up to PLN 300,000.

Membership

The Alingua Translation Agency is a member of a number of industry-specific organisations which aim to maintain the highest quality of translation services in the world of advancing technology and growing expectations.

Foundation

1% of the value of our projects is donated to Alingua Helpful Word Foundation (Fundacja Alingua Pomocne Słowo). Each submitted order helps those in need.

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