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By Gunilla Anderman, Margaret Rogers

Protecting a couple of eu languages from Portuguese to Hungarian, this quantity comprises many new reports of translation styles utilizing parallel corpora concentrating on specific linguistic positive factors, in addition to broader-ranging contributions on translation 'universals'. bankruptcy 1 units the scene via tracing the origins of contemporary corpus-based experiences to past advancements in Linguistics.

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The approaches featuring in these discussions have been linguistic, cognitive and social. The first two relate to the categories of translation product and translation process. The third draws on sociocultural research, which has often been hostile to general laws, but may conceivably contribute to generalisations as well Á at least by pointing out their limits. Most research into translation universals has been linguistically oriented. The study of universals originated in corpus studies: corpus methods are well suited for the discovery of large-scale tendencies, and can therefore be expected to continue to play a major role in universals research.

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