The Challenge of Terminographic Gaps in Translation: a Text-Based Approach Put to Practice

Research in Language

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Title The Challenge of Terminographic Gaps in Translation: a Text-Based Approach Put to Practice
 
Creator Mehrpooya, Abbas
Moinzadeh, Ahmad
Dabaghi, Azizollah
 
Subject specialized discourse
technical term
terminological gap
terminography
translation
 
Description The issue of terminographic gaps in specialized discourses has always concerned the researchers and readers alike. However, due to the interlingual nature of such a technical issue, the need for interdisciplinary collaboration between translation and terminography seems to be in prospect. For such a reciprocation scheme to come into practical effect, the present study has aimed to conduct a translational-terminographic concerto by putting a specialized English text to the test of Persian translation. This has been done to answer the question if a translator is required to provide for any terminological gap once all attempts at finding the corresponding terminological items have failed. In this pursuit, certain workable criteria for terminographic proposition via translation have been discussed. As such, the practical phase of this study concerns itself with addressing the issue of Persian terminological gaps in a language-related metadiscoursal field and consequently detecting the problem zones of non-equivalence in a specialised text carefully selected for translation. Ultimately, a list of Persian terminological items constructed on the basis of the proposed translational-cum-terminographical scheme is compiled to address the identified terminological gaps in the target metadiscourse under study.
 
Publisher Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
 
Date 2018-06-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://czasopisma.uni.lodz.pl/research/article/view/8065
10.2478/rela-2018-0011
 
Source Research in Language; Vol. 16 No. 2 (2018); 243-261
Research in Language; Tom 16 Nr 2 (2018); 243-261
1731-7533
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://czasopisma.uni.lodz.pl/research/article/view/8065/7981
 
Rights https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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