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Is the Pope a Catholic? Translation of Affirmative Statements from English into Czech in Light of Equivalence Theory and Meaning


NĚMEC Martin

Year of publication 2010
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Theories in Practice: Proceedings of the First International Conference on English and American Studies
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

Field Linguistics
Keywords affirmative; affirmative statements; translation; theory of translation; colloquial; equivalence; meaning
Description Affirmative statements seems to be difficult for some translators and even though modern translation theory covers the topic thoroughly, the readers still encounter some major problems when understanding the affirmative statements. The paper covers some examples and focuses on the meaning of the statements. The paper is part of a long term study of parallel and equivalent translations modern Czech translations and presents conclusions of the initial study of affirmative statements in English literature and their reflections in Czech translations.

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