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Dr. Khalifah Abubaker Khalifah Al-Asswad

خليفة الأسود هو احد اعضاء هيئة التدريس بقسم الترجمة والتعريب بكلية اللغات. يعمل السيد خليفة الأسود بجامعة طرابلس كـأستاذ منذ 2017-09-07 وله العديد من المنشورات العلمية في مجال تخصصه

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Dialects on Screen: Translating Jordanian Dialect into English The Case of Captain Abu Raed Film

This article explores the translation of dialects on-screen within the Jordanian context. Such place of translation is arguably one of the most challenging areas of translation, yet interesting due to its variety. Arab peoples use their dialects to express their opinions on several platforms, including TV media. Audiovisual translation research is growing in investigating subtitling Arabic dialects and languages on screen. Scholars propose a dialect-to-dialect approach or a dialect-to-standard approach. However, in this paper the focus is more on the strategies which inevitably fall within those approaches. The study uses a Jordanian film known as Captain Abu Raed as a source of highlighting and demonstrating translation of dialects within an Arabic context. The initial findings show that some dialectal expressions are taken off or sacrificed by replacing them with neutralized standard language.
Hamza Ethelb(10-2019)
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SEMANTIC/SYNTACTIC DISHARMONY & IMPLICATIONS ON QUALITY OF TRANSLATING MEDICAL TEXTS

This paper aims at identifying aspects of disharmony between semantic and syntactic features that result in meaningless medical translated sentences. A special focus is given to Chomsky’s Transformational Generative Theory (T.G. Grammar) that extrapolates the correlation between deep structure (which determines the semantic features of a sentence) and the surface structure (which determines the syntactic structure of a sentence), putting in consideration the importance of achieving harmony between meaning and structure to produce meaningful and accurate translation of the source text (ST) resulting in an acceptable final product (target Text). The investigation of this study also relies on the concept of ‘Selectional Restrictions’ which suggests that certain sets of verbs stand with agreement with certain sets of subjects/objects that subsequently lead to the production of semantically acceptable sentences. Accordingly, it is imperative to touch upon aspects related to the Componential Analysis Theory where the meaning of a word is expressed with the assistance of (+) and (-) markers. I consider this study to be unique and innovative as it applies such prominent semantic theories, for the first time, with the craft of translation, offering real concrete examples extracted from practical translation tasks performed by students of Translation Dept., Faculty of Languages- University of Tripoli. Worth mentioning, that a piece of a translation is proved to be correct when semantic/syntactic harmony is achieved and where the message of the source text (ST) is being effectively communicated in the target text (TT). On the contrary, any disharmony between deep/surface structures found would seriously undermine the quality and correctness of a translation product. Key Words: Source Text (ST) - Target Text (TT) – Deep Structure – Surface structure - Selectional restrictions arabic 11 English 73
ثريا البشير محمد الويفاتي(12-2020)
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" سميائية الوصف في سرد الرحلات العربية والإنجليزية لليبيا "

يتصدى هذا البحث لمقاربة موضوع ينفتح على مجالات و حقول أدبية متعددة ، فهو يرصد أحد مجالات الأدب المقارن " سرد الرحلات " ، و هو أدب مهجن ، ومدوَنة أدبية تشترك في دراستها معظم الحقول المعرفية ، التاريخ ، و الجغرافية ، و الأنثروبولوجيا ، إلخ ، و لم يلق الحظ الوفير من الدراسة النقدية ، التي تهدف إلى استخلاص أدبية هذا النص ، و قد تبيَن من خلال هذه الدراسة ، أن هذا النص يمتلك مكونات بنيوية تستند إلى الأدب السردي ؛ و ما يثبت ذلك هو حضور مكونات النص السردي فيه ، المتمثلة في ( الخطاب ، و القصة) ، و هو ما دعا إلى مقاربة سيميائية الوصف في خطابه – الجانب الثاني من الدراسة - فالوصف من عناصر الخطاب السردي الذي لم يلق حظه من الدراسة النقدية إلا مؤخرا ، و قد أثبت المنهج السيميائي فاعليته الإجرائية في استخلاص الوظائف الفنية و الدلالية التي يقوم بها الخطاب الواصف في النص السردي ، و صنف الوصف عبره على أنه من المكونات السردية المهمة التي تعين الناقد على مقاربة النص ، و تشييد دلالة حوله . والجانب المهم في هذه الدراسة الذي نشئت لغايته، هو إخضاعها في ضمن الأدب المقارن.
ليلى سليمان زيادة (2015)
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