Here Are the Funniest Animal Sounds and More in Korean Onomatopoeia

Here Are the Funniest Animal Sounds and More in Korean Onomatopoeia


Today I want to about how different animals sound in Korean vs English.

I love comparing onomatopoeia (의성어) because they’re so funny in other languages.

This post also covers objects and people sounds that don’t exist in English.

Let’s check them out!

Funniest Animal Sounds and More in Korean Onomatopoeia

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Translation, Localization and Transcreation in Plain English

Translation, Localization and Transcreation in Plain English


Not sure what the differences are between Translation, Localization and Transcreation?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone!

I’ve been working in translation for 10 years and I still get them confused. So, I made a handy guide to help you figure out which one you need.

Translation, Localization and Transcreation in Plain English

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Translation Terms

Translation Terms


The translation industry has been around for a while. At least since 2nd millenium BC when the Sumerian poem, Gilgamesh, was converted into other languages.

There’s so much industry jargon now, it’s hard to keep up with it.

Fortunately, we’re here to help. Here are the most common translation terms in plain English.

Translation Terms

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The Complete Guide to Korean Duty Free 2020

The Complete Guide to Korean Duty Free 2020


Ready to go on a duty-free shopping-spree in Korea?

Want to save money too?

Korean duty free shopping is on another level. 

Incheon Airport consistently wins awards for their duty free stores. You can find almost everything at a decent price.

Many K-beauty brands even create exclusive items for duty-free. 

The Complete Guide to Korean Duty Free 2020

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32 Ways to Sound like a Korean in 2020 (Feat. Kakao Emoticons)

32 Ways to Sound like a Korean in 2020 (Feat. Kakao Emoticons)


Want to know the latest Korean expressions?

The Korean language evolves at a lightning pace. Staying current can make life a lot more fun as an expat or a Korean language learner.

Here are the most frequently used expressions in Korean.

I used Kakao emoticons to better illustrate the emotions behind these expressions.

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The Top 8 Korean Translation Apps – Tested by a Korean

Top 8 Korean Translation Apps - Reviewed by a Korean

The Top 8 Korean Translation Apps – Tested by a Korean


This article compares the top 8 Korean translation apps using the same phrases.

A native Korean translator with 10 years of experience conducted the tests.

We’ll also reveal which one’s the best and unique features of each.

Let’s get to it!

Top 8 Korean Translation Apps - Reviewed by a Korean

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How to Find the Best Korean Translation Company in 2020

How to Find the Best Korean Translation Company in 2020


Overwhelmed by the number of Korean translation companies?

Translation is estimated to be a 50 billion dollar industry in 2020.

There are thousands of translation companies in the world.

Most tackle every language under the sun.

Like going to a restaurant with a 10 page menu, they do everything, but nothing great.

That’s because they don’t specialize in one language pair and outsource to the lowest bidder. This makes sense given their high fixed costs, including office space, employees, advertising, etc.

Korean translation company

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