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Linguistic taboos in a second or foreign language  

Jean-Marc Dewaele

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Nov 2018
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Dec 2018
This chapter investigates the issues that arise when second and foreign language (LX) users include swearwords and taboo words in their speech. Knowing how to use these words appropriately ... More

Meaning and Translation  

Kirsten Malmkjær

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
Translation is an activity that aims at conveying meaning or meanings of a given linguistic discourse from one language to another. Translation can be defined in terms of sameness of ... More

Problems translating tabooed words from source to target language  

Pedro J. Chamizo Domínguez

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Nov 2018
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Dec 2018
If translating is always a difficult art, translating tabooed words or phrases is particularly difficult since the translator has to take into account not only the usual linguistic ... More

Translation  

Diana Santos

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
Matters connected with time are pervasive in language, and they are inextricably linked to the knowledge representation that each language offers. Hence, it is hardly possible to discuss ... More

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