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Translating cultural differences: the meeting of Arabic and Malay cultures

Haji Ibrahim, Majdi and Abd. Rahman, Akmal Khuzairy (2009) Translating cultural differences: the meeting of Arabic and Malay cultures. Jurnal Penterjemah (Journal of Malaysian Translators Association), XI (1&2). pp. 73-88.

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Abstract

This paper aims at studying the differences between Arabic and Malay cultures from the perspective of translation studies. Thus, it is intended to uncover the problems of translating the culture-specific items between the two said languages. It also aims to shed some light on the related theories from the realm of translation studies with regard to translating cultural differences across languages. This will be done through presenting some samples of cultural categories from both languages and semantically analyzing the words that represent them. Finally, based on the observation of the problems that might arise from translating the differences, the paper will propose some related methods of translating in order to overcome the differences while at the same time preserving the communicativeness of the text.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2279/8305
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arabic and Malay cultures
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Arabic Language and Literature
Depositing User: Majdi Haji Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 03:29
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2011 03:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/8305

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