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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

How Translation Can Add Words To A Language

How Translating a Language Can Create New Words

Alison [Accredited Language] | May 10, 2010

Translating language is a delicate job that falls somewhere between the realms of art and science.
It requires both technical attention to detail and a touch of imagination.
In fact, it’s not uncommon for resourceful translators to get creative and add new words to a language’s lexicon when a term in the source language doesn’t exist in the target language.


<more at; related links: (40 Filipino-coined words now in Oxford dictionary. June 26, 2015) and (Localization Guide. Selecting And Creating New Words. 2013)>

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