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Meaning-Based Translation A Guide to Cross-Language Equivalence

ISBN-10: 0761809716
ISBN-13: 9780761809715
Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $70.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: University Press of America, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 6.06" wide x 9.19" long x 1.19" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Meaning-Based Translation is designed for training beginning translators and organized chapter by chapter as drill material for the textbook Meaning-Based Translation.

Foreword
Preface
Overview of the Translation Task
Form and Meaning
Kinds of Translations
The Semantic Structure of Language
Implicit Meaning
Steps in a Translation Project
The Lexicon
Words as "Bundles" of Meaning
Some Relationships between Lexical Items
Discovering Meaning by Grouping and Contrast
Mismatching of Lexical Systems between Languages
Multiple Senses of Lexical Items
Figurative Senses of Lexical Items
Person Reference
Lexical Items and Situational Context
Collocation and Concordance of Lexical Items
Lexical Equivalents when Concepts are Shared
Lexical Equivalents when Concepts are Unknown
Special Problems in Finding Lexical Equivalents
Propositional Structure
Propositions
Case Roles within Event Propositions
Relations within State Propositions
Skewing between Propositional Structure and Clause Structure
Skewing of Illocutionary Force and Grammatical Form
Figurative Propositions/Metaphors and Similes
More on Propositional Analysis
Communication Relations
Addition and Support Relations
Orientation and Clarification Relations
Logical Relations
Stimulus-RESPONSE Roles
Texts
Groupings
Discourse Genre
Cohesion
Prominence
The Communication Situation
Information Load
The Translation Program
Establishing the Project
Translation Procedures
Testing the Translation
Bibliography
Index

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