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The Translation of Figurative Language


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Translators face a lot of challenges in ensuring that they express exactly the same meaning in the Target Text (TT) as expressed in the Source Text (ST). The challenges of translation increase when the text being translated is written in figurative language. This book identifies and discusses these challenges when translating figurative language from an SL that is completely unrelated to the TL. The book identifies various forms of figurative language, explains their meanings in the ST, and analyses how they have been translated in the Ekegusii Bible. The meaning expressed in the Ekegusii Bible is then compared to the original meaning. Finally, the book suggests ways in which those figurative expressions whose meaning upon translation is not similar to the meaning in the original text could be corrected.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC20247
AuthorAugustus Nyakundi
Number of Pages92
Publishing Year2012-01-03T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book Typelinguistics
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-07-28 00:00:00