Interpretation of the Chinese Press and Features of Its Translation into Ukrainian
Keywords:Chinese press, lexical and grammatical characteristics, translation, manipulation, interpretation, Ukrainian
The paper develops a methodology for interpreting and analysing translation features (including strategies, tactics, and operations) of the Chinese press within the language pair “Chinese – Ukrainian”. Special attention is paid to the lexical and grammatical characteristics of the Chinese press as manipulative instruments. The philosophical background of the Chinese newspaper lexicon is considered, which stipulates a diverse use of common and specific vocabulary (including terms) from modern Chinese (?? / báihuà), idiomatic expressions (?? / chéngy?), neologisms and literary words from old Chinese (?? / wény?), and emotionally coloured vocabulary. The grammatical level is represented by a fixed word order in a sentence; complex, compound, and two-member simple sentences; all communicative types of sentences; lack of elliptical structures; a large number of particles. The research offers an integrated approach to the study of the strategy of communicatively equivalent translation, translation tactics, and operations when dealing with the Chinese press. Some translation regularities are illustrated.
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