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Cognitive Semantics of Translating Metonyms in the Glorious Qur'�n

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ISBN-10: 3845479361

ISBN-13: 9783845479361

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mohammed Nihad Ahmed, Mohammed Abdullah Al-Mallah

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This book states that translation is not only a linguistic performance, but rather a cognitive task. Metonymy has been nominated as one of the most fundamental cognitive semantic phenomena. Hence, translators try their best to find the closest natural equivalents to the Source Language Text that can realize the closest conceptual metonymic reconstructions for the Source Language. This hypothesis has been applied on the translation of meanings of the Glorious Qur'anic Texts. The book also shows that translators may reconstruct - within the cognitive operations - a new metonymy in another language differently in terms of their knowledge schema and other knowledge structures of understanding…    
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Book details

List price: $69.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English