The Ways of Conveying Low Colloquialisms in its Translation from English into Russian

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Abstract

The article covers the problems of commentary in translation of fiction, related to the difficulties of conveying low colloquialisms and ways to solve them and achieve the most adequate translation (meaning extension, loss-of-meaning compensation, descriptive equivalence in translation, concretization, generalization) with examples of the author's translation from the story by Eudora Welty “A worn path”. The paper includes the most interesting moments for translation associated with the speech image of the main character.

General Information

Keywords: English low colloquialism, translation transformations, meaning extension, loss-of-meaning compensation, descriptive equivalence in translation, concretization, generalization

Journal rubric: General and Comparative Historical Linguistics

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/langt.2022090301

Received: 01.09.2022

Accepted:

For citation: Kazanskaya N.V. The Ways of Conveying Low Colloquialisms in its Translation from English into Russian [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2022. Vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 7–15. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2022090301. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Natalia V. Kazanskaya, PhD in Education, Senior Lecturer of the Department of innovative technologies in education, Moscow Region State University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4946-1962, e-mail: english-and-i@list.ru

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