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Licensed Unlicensed Requires Authentication Published by De Gruyter December 14, 2012

Zu einem wenig beachteten Übersetzungsverfahren

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From the journal Lebende Sprachen


This contribution presents the technique of conversive translation, which has yet to receive much attention in Germany. The concept focuses on the use of verbs in the target language that describe the action from a different point of view. The situation depicted remains recognizable despite the shift, and neither are text meaning nor authorial intention impaired. The technique is applied when the target language offers no semantic equivalents, rules and conventions prevent their use, or a clearer statement is possible.

Online erschienen: 2012-12-14
Erschienen im Druck: 2012-11

© 2012 Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Boston

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