Translation of Culturally-Loaded Words With Chinese Characteristics

Ying HUI


Translation is an intercultural activity which is closely related to language and culture, and translation is also one of the important ways to spread Chinese culture. This paper explores the translation of culturally-loaded words with Chinese characteristics from the perspective of cultural translation. It puts forward three English translation principles which are conciseness, appropriateness, faithfulness and smoothness. And then it points out the three translation methods including transliteration, literal translation, and liberal translation. It is not only helpful for English-speaking people to have a better understanding of the culturally-loaded words with Chinese characteristics but also beneficial to the export of Chinese culture to a certain extent.


Culturally-loaded words with Chinese characteristics; Translation principles; Translation methods

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