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Initial post: Oct 2, 2011 2:31:21 AM PDT
Does anyone know, Do Kindles have Korean language? Can I switch from English to Korean and back again like on a computer keyboard?

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 2, 2011 3:53:38 AM PDT
No you can't do that. From the Kindle product page: "Kindle supports the display of non-Latin characters, so you can read books and documents in the translation that's right for you. Kindle displays Cyrillic (such as Russian), Japanese, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), and Korean characters, in addition to Latin and Greek scripts."

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 26, 2011 5:53:15 PM PST
Thank you very much John

Posted on Nov 26, 2011 9:30:22 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 28, 2011 1:27:13 AM PST
Yes! YUM!!

Posted on Jan 6, 2012 6:44:10 PM PST
gutae choi says:
Can kindle fire keyboard write Korean?

Posted on Jan 9, 2012 12:24:11 PM PST
Jiefu Qu says:
what's include in the package?

Posted on Jan 9, 2012 12:35:35 PM PST
CBRetriever says:
as far as I know, only one kindle has a keyboard and an interface in any language other than english and that's the basic kindle and it just has six languages (english, german, italian, french, brazilian portuguese and spanish)

perhaps when the international version of the touch and fire come out they'll support other languages as well

Posted on Jan 22, 2012 2:02:56 PM PST
steve says:
This is the web page show how to set Korean keyboard.
But It's written in Korean, sorry for not English.
I didn't try yet.
God luck.

http://luckydanny.blogspot.com/2011/11/super-easy_29.html

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 8, 2012 2:08:05 PM PST
Mihye Kwon says:
I wan a Korea language

Posted on Feb 8, 2012 2:09:45 PM PST
Mihye Kwon says:
How do make

Posted on Nov 27, 2012 9:35:46 AM PST
Kindle Fire 2nd Generation - 10.2.1 - at least in this update you are not able to write in Korean. What is really a shame, it would be such a great device to study another language. But now when I know that it doesn't support something that basic - might return it...

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 1:14:40 PM PST
J. KIM says:
10.2.1: I thought you can at least read Korean from the web browser. But, NO.. you can't even read Korean from their web Browser. No fonts installed for Korean. I may have to send it back too..

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 1:20:59 PM PST
The Paperwhite will display Korean, but you can't enter Korean using the keyboard.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 11, 2013 2:54:58 AM PDT
A dont thinl this page works for me

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 11, 2013 3:11:42 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
if you have a Kindle Fire 2nd generation or HD, with the latest update, there's now the option of downloading a keyboard language and I believe Korean is one of the choices

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 28, 2014 12:17:34 PM PDT
Gail Jones says:
John, do you know if I buy an english version book from kindle, will it translate to Korean? If not, do you know if they have a good selection for korean novels?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 28, 2014 12:26:12 PM PDT
CBRetriever says:
you can't translate a whole book and I see a whole 8 books in Korean, but my country is set to France, and someone in Korea would likely see far more than I do. John's in South Africa, so he'll see an even different number/selection of book

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 28, 2014 12:42:49 PM PDT
Gail Jones says:
ok, thanks for the info. My mom likes to read korean novels and I'm trying to figure out what is the best thing for her.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 28, 2014 12:48:19 PM PDT
CBRetriever says:
you might check out online sources for Korean ebooks and see what formats they use/provide books in and let that help you make a decisions. Here's a couple of places to get started, but be sure to check and see whether or not those books can be downloaded outside Korea

http://www.mhpbooks.com/south-korean-bookseller-sets-new-standard-for-rock-bottom-ebook-prices/
http://www.koreaninsight.com/2010/06/yes24-is-koreas-answer-to-ebooks/
http://www.korea.net/NewsFocus/Policies/view?articleId=105032

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 28, 2014 12:54:02 PM PDT
Gail Jones says:
Oh wow! Thanks for being so helpful!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 5, 2014 5:14:22 AM PDT
Tracy Lada says:
go to top of kindle and pull down settings then hit more and then go all the way to third from bottom hit language then hit korean.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 5, 2014 5:21:07 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
that's just for the Keyboard, not for the Device language and only on the 2012 and 2013 Kindle Fires
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