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Aziz, Yowell Y. 1985. Modes of address in English-Arabic translation. Babel 31 (3) : 144–146.
Publication type
Article in jnl/bk
Publication language
English
Source language
Target language
Journal DOI
10.1075/babel

Abstract

This article discusses modes of address in English-Arabic translation in an attempt to show that, although the basic concepts of address may be universal, their realization may differ, especially if different cultures are involved. Hence borrowing or literal translations results in cultural problems and sometimes in unintelligibility.
Source : P. Van Mulken