Essays about: "Translatability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word Translatability.

  1. 1. On the Propositionality of Signs

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Andreas Gustafsson; [2021]
    Keywords : philosophy of language; sign; icon; symbol; proposition; semantics; translatability;

    Abstract : There has been much philosophical debate about whether the meaning of pictures can be analysed using theoretical frameworks normally employed within philosophy of language. A specific question within this debate is the question of whether pictures can express propositions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Commanding the Swedish roads : Non-verbal performatives in the grammar of road signs

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Ottilia Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : road signs; speech act theory; linguistic landscape studies; cooperative principle; semiotics;

    Abstract : Road signs form a non-verbal semiotic system – by many encountered on a daily basis – that dictates the actions of the users of the road, in order to create a safe and efficient traffic environment. It is clear that road signs are not just ‘saying’ things but ‘doing’ something. READ MORE

  3. 3. Eye to eye : A contrastive view on the metaphorical use of the eye in English and Japanese

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Emil Mårup; [2016]
    Keywords : conceptual metaphor; idiom; cognitive linguistics; Japanese; English; eye; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The present thesis deals with the metaphorical role of the eye in the Japanese language and how it compares to English. Metaphorical concepts provided by Lakoff and Johnson are explained in the context of English, then translated and tested with native Japanese people to see if the same concepts are apparent in the Japanese language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Figures of Fashion : A study on the translatability of metaphorical language in fashion

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk och litteratur, SOL

    Author : Linnea Rosengren; [2011]
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    Abstract : This study is an analysis of the translation of metaphorical language in three journalistic fashion features from English to Swedish. The aim is to analyse what different translation procedures can be applied when translating metaphorical language. READ MORE

  5. 5. Advantages and disadvantages with Simplified Technical English : to be used in technical documentation by Swedish export companies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Karin Disborg; [2007]
    Keywords : Simplified Technical English; Controlled languages; Technical Documentation; Readability; Comprehensibility; Translatability;

    Abstract : Understanding technical documentation is of vital importance, since instructions and descriptions are given about how technical products are used, maintained and repaired. Because of the increased economic globalization, more and more documentation is both written in English by non-native English writers, and delivered to non-native English readers. READ MORE