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Certified and Professional Korean Translation and Interpretation Services in Los Angeles. We can provide high quality, cost effective Korean – English and English – Korean translation services to our customers.
Our professional Korean translators are native speakers and specialists in the Korean language, its local idioms and the cultural sensitivities of the various countries where Korean is spoken.
We have Korean translators with expert skills in a variety of industries. If the subject matter of your material is from the fields of:
we have a professional translator experienced in your field to fit your specific needs.
All of our translators translate into their mother tongue. Whether you translate from Korean to English or from English to Korean, your translator(s) will be native(s) of the target language. This ensures translations that read fluently and naturally.
Executive Linguist Agency has been providing high-quality, dependable Korean translation services since 1978. In addition to our professional translators we have expert project managers. We assign a project manager to each translation project to oversee the project, maintain proper communications with the client, and guarantee 100% satisfaction.
More Information on the Korean Language
The Korean language is the official language of both North and South Korea. Worldwide there are around 78 million Korean speakers, including large groups in the former Soviet Union, China, Australia, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, and more recently the Philippines.
The core of the Korean vocabulary is made up of native Korean words. More than 50% of the vocabulary, however, especially scholarly terminology are Sino-Korean words, which are either directly borrowed from Chinese written language, or coined in Korea using Chinese characters, or borrowed from the Japanese language where they had been coined using Chinese characters.
To a much lesser extent, words have also been borrowed from Mongolian, Sanskrit, and other languages. In modern times, some words have also been borrowed from Japanese, Western languages such as German and more recently, English.
North Korean vocabulary has a tendency to emphasize the use of native Korean rather than Sino-Korean and foreign borrowings.
The Korean language was originally written using Hanja, or Chinese characters; it is now mainly written in Hangul, the Korean alphabet.