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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Language Hacks: 32 Ways to Sound like a Korean in 2022 (Feat. Kakao Emoticons)

32 Ways to Sound like a Korean (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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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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The Top 15 Translation Blogs to Inspire you

Looking for a good translation blog?

Translators are an afterthought to most.

Even though every product you encounter has required translation in some form before it reaches you.

Fortunately, there are translators who provide vital info on the industry.

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21 Interesting, Funny and Tragic Translation Errors

Translation is an after-thought for most businesses.

We get it.

Slick company mousepads and employee trips to Disneyworld are a priority, while communicating with customers takes a backseat.

To be fair, it’s not easy to find a good translation company.

Rather than get preachy about how bad translation will ruin your business, here are some amusing and tragic examples of when it goes wrong.

translation company errors

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