Publication details [#1005]

El-Yasin, Mohammad K. and Mahmud Husein Salih. 1995. The translatability of Arabic greetings into English. Babel 41 (3) : 140–148.
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In the present article, the author tries to investigate to what extent Arabic polite formulas can be translated into English. These formulas are inherent in the Arabic culture. This article demonstrates that the translation of these formulas into English isn’t easy and that the translator will need a detour to render these formulas in an appropriate way.
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