Translating the world: differences and common core in culturally-determined vocabulary

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dc.contributor.authorInchaurralde Besga, Carlos-
dc.date.accessioned2008-04-29T07:51:29Z-
dc.date.available2008-04-29T07:51:29Z-
dc.date.issued2001-11-
dc.identifier.citationINCHAURRALDE BESGA, Carlos. “Translating the world: differences and common core in culturally-determined vocabulary”. Revista alicantina de estudios ingleses. No. 14 (Nov. 2001). ISSN 0214-4808, pp. 111-121en
dc.identifier.issn0214-4808-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10045/5287-
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.14198/raei.2001.14.07-
dc.description.abstractContent vocabulary may have different connotative values and different denotational meanings in different languages according to cultural idiosyncracy, manifested in culture-specific "key" meanings and culture-related scripts. Our claim here is that, even in all these cases involving the use of background knowledge with culturally-determined differences in different languages, there is still room for transfer of a core meaning, which makes translation possible and allows transcultural communication. This fact is illustrated by examining some words related to the term 'freedom' in English which are claimed not to be equivalent across languages.en
dc.languageengen
dc.publisherUniversidad de Alicante. Departamento de Filología Inglesaen
dc.relation.ispartofRevista alicantina de estudios ingleses, No. 14 (Nov. 2001); pp. 111-121en
dc.subjectVocabularioen
dc.subjectDiferenciación culturalen
dc.subjectDiferencia transculturalen
dc.subjectComunicación interculturalen
dc.subjectSignificado denotativoen
dc.subjectSignificado connotativoen
dc.subjectTraducciónen
dc.titleTranslating the world: differences and common core in culturally-determined vocabularyen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articleen
dc.identifier.doi10.14198/raei.2001.14.07-
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