AN APPROACH TO ENGLISH-ARABIC TRANSLATION: PROBLEMS AND PROPOSALS

Abdelrahman Elyass Mohamed Abdelmajd, Md. Faruquzzaman Akan

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This research paper unfolds some major difficulties in translating English into Arabic. As translation is one of the most complex and subtle areas of language studies, translators must be aware of both the surface and underlying relations within a given discourse for their important contribution to the formation of connected and coherent stretches of language. Through translation, the characteristic elements are also transferred from one language into the other. So, translation from English to Arabic or vice versa creates a lot of problems because these two languages are of different and distant origins. On the other hand, translation between two languages from the same origin has fewer difficulties.

 

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translation, source language, target language, equivalence, semantics, syntax

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