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"Translation is sort of a reverse-engineering process―whereby, say, we'd take aside a clock made from steel components so that it will construct a functioning copy made completely of plastic. Our ultimate product won't glance almost like the unique clock, and it might be most unlikely to easily replica the designs of its internal workings, simply because plastic and metals have very various homes. for instance, we can't make small plastic springs or very skinny gears of plastic. yet those alterations don't topic; the one factor that issues is that our reproduction will inform the time correctly."
―From the Introduction

The Georgetown consultant to Arabic-English Translation is a necessary step by step, useful guide for complex newbies of Arabic attracted to easy methods to research and properly translate nonfiction Arabic texts starting from enterprise correspondence to textbooks.

Mustafa Mughazy, a revered Arabic linguist, offers an cutting edge, practical process that de-emphasizes word-for-word translation. in line with the Optimality concept, it favors closing devoted to the communicative functionality of the resource fabric, whether this implies including explanatory textual content, reconfiguring sentences, paraphrasing expressions, or omitting phrases.

From tips to opt for a textual content for translation or keep annoying or idiom, to the way to determine translation patterns, The Georgetown consultant to Arabic-English Translation comes in handy either as a textbook and a reference. a useful set of appendices deals shortcuts to translate quite tricky language like abbreviations, collocations, and customary expressions in enterprise correspondence, whereas genuine annotated texts give you the reader possibilities to perform the concepts provided within the ebook. A must-read for complicated newbies of Arabic, this can be a ebook each student and graduate-level scholar will desire to personal.

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