Definition of Mistranslation. Meaning of Mistranslation. Synonyms of Mistranslation

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Definition of Mistranslation

Mistranslation
Mistranslation Mis`trans*la"tion, n. Wrong translation.

Meaning of Mistranslation from wikipedia

- demonstrated by, for example, the King James Only movement. A famous mistranslation of a Biblical text is the rendering of the Hebrew word קֶרֶן‎ (keren)...
- the Walrasian auction and Walrasian auctioneer resulted from Jaffé's mistranslation of the French word crieurs (criers) into auctioneers. Walker and van...
- as weapon storage sites. Asiri later claimed that his words had been mistranslated. The United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Yemen Johannes Van...
- scriptural texts. Several reasons have been given for this. First, some mistranslations were claimed. Second, the Hebrew source texts used for the Septuagint...
- ISBN 1-56023-982-4. "Language Log: The Etiology and Elaboration of a Flagrant Mistranslation". December 9, 2007. Retrieved 2008-08-16. "The F-Bomb and Gary Carter:...
- advanced age; some scholars believe that Methuselah's age is the result of mistranslation, while others believe that his age is used to give the impression that...
- The Chinese word for "crisis" (simplified Chinese: 危机; traditional Chinese: 危機; pinyin: wēijī, wéi jī) is frequently invoked in Western motivational speaking...
- inculcation of awareness, such as sati, sampajāno, and upekkhā, are mistranslated or understood as particular factors of meditative states, whereas they...
- Irish for "Ourselves" or "We Ourselves", although it is frequently mistranslated as "ourselves alone" (from "Sinn Féin Amháin", an early-20th-century...
- continuing debate about whether the rite was a literary invention, a mistranslation of the original texts, or an authentic historic practice. The blood-eagle...
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