Translation from Korean into Russian
ALBA Translation Agency does both professional translation from Korean into Russian and professional translation from Russian into Korean. The professional Korean translators of our translation agency will do high quality translation of texts on any themes: legal, technical and medical texts meeting the set deadlines.
Korean is the official language of North Korea and South Korea, as well as one of the official languages of the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in China. The number of native Korean speakers in the world is about 78 million people. Language specialists still argue over the genealogical classification of Korean. Some linguists classify it as a language of the Altaic language family while others consider it a language isolate. Korean language is agglutinative in its morphology and its sentences have a fixed word order.
Interesting facts about Korean
• The name of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is translated from Korean as “capital city”.
• There are only about 300 different surnames in Korea, although its population is 80 million people. Nevertheless, the number of names which are combinations of two words is tens of times greater there.
• The Korean writing system had been based on Chinese hieroglyphs until the 15th century and had been called Hanja. The Hanja script has already been almost supplanted by the Hangul phonematic writing system, characterised by combining of letters into groups, which approximately correspond to syllables.
• Korean is one of the most ancient languages in the world and is closer of all to the Ural-Altaic language family, which includes such languages as Mongolian, Finnish and Hungarian.