Communication and Bible translation

Authors

  • Iver Larsen SIL

Keywords:

Literal, Meaning-based, Relevance Theory, Accuracy, Naturalness, Clarity, Logic, Acceptability

Abstract

The paper describes the fundamental difference between two types of translations: Literal and meaning-based. It gives an overview of Relevance Theory as a theory of communication that is crucial for a theory of translation. It also discusses 5 criteria used when producing a meaning-based translation. The criteria are illustrated by several examples form English and Danish translations.

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Published

2023-06-08

How to Cite

Larsen, Iver. 2023. ‚ÄúCommunication and Bible Translation‚ÄĚ. HIPHIL Novum 8 (1):48-62. https://hiphil.org/index.php/hiphil/article/view/72.

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