Translation of English Idioms From the Perspective of Cultural Context
The English language is particularly noted for its wealth of idioms—those ways of expressions peculiar to the dialect of a language that frequently disobey logical and grammatical rules. Idioms are the most precious part of the culture heritage, they not only carry the information they want to express, but also the special language pleasant impression. A good idiom, often gives rise to endless association of ideas, let the readers think deeply in the sprit it contains. Sometimes some English idioms are similar to Chinese idioms, and then it is easy to translate it into Chinese. But most of the time, they are quite different from Chinese idioms, there is no corresponding terms exist, and then we should take some means into consideration.
Hu, W. Z., et al. (1999). 《跨文化交际面面观》 [Aspects of cross-culture communication]. 北京: 外语教学与研究出版社.
Ji, Y. Z. (1993). 从跨文化角度看外语翻译 [Foreign language translation: From the perspective of cross-culture communication]. 《外语教学》, (1), 63-68.
Levin, B. (1986). From the story of English. Elisabeth Sifton Books.
Ping, H., & Zhang, G. Y. (2000). 《英语习语与英美文化》 [English idioms & British and American culture]. 北京: 外语教学与研究出版社.
Wu, Y. T. (1987). 英谚管见 [English idioms]. 《外国语（上海外国语大学学报）》, (5), 37-42.
Xin, X. Y. (1994). 形象•联想•意义——习语翻译新探 [Image, imagination, & meaing: A new exploration of idioms translation]. 《解放军外语学报》, (5), 86-92.
Zhao, Y. P., & Li, L. J., et al. (Eds.). (1999). 《文化与交际》 [Culture and communication]. 北京: 中国人民大学出版社.
- There are currently no refbacks.
If you have already registered in Journal A and plan to submit article(s) to Journal B, please click the CATEGORIES, or JOURNALS A-Z on the right side of the "HOME".
We only use four mailboxes as follows to deal with issues about paper acceptance, payment and submission of electronic versions of our journals to databases: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Copyright © Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture (CAOOC)
Address:730, 77e AV, Laval, Quebec, H7V 4A8, Canada
Telephone: 1-514-558 6138