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ID:23
Title:Orthographic Problems in Yipounou
Abstract:Committee report on orthographic difficulties in Yipounou, a Bantu language spoken in the Gabon region of Africa. List the problems and discusses the principles which guide missionary translators in reaching solutions to problems which involve the changing form of words and parts of words when they occur in different types of phonological contexts. Comments by the editor (Eugene A. Nida) are added to the report. [Abstract courtesy of Religious and Theological Abstracts (www.rtabstracts.org)] Keywords: Translation projects, Africa; African languages; Bantu languages; Orthography; Language: Yipounou; Orthography
Source:BT 1950 01/3:110-116
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ID:24
Author:Nida, Eugene A.
Title:Difficult Words and Phrases
Abstract:Illustrates the difficulty of translating Indo-European abstract nouns into primitive (aboriginal) languages. Uses the problem words of (1) repentance and conversion; (2) offend and offense and (3) grace as examples and offers a solution to the difficulty. [Abstract courtesy of Religious and Theological Abstracts (www.rtabstracts.org)] Keywords: Vocabulary; conversion; grace; offend; offense; repentance; Aboriginal languages; Primitive languages; Cultural translation;
Source:BT 1950 01/3:116-121
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