DEGREE OF EQUIVALENT IN TRANSLATION

Ida Ayu Made Puspani, Yana Qomariana

Abstract


This paper aims at investigating the degree of equivalent in translation conducted by undergraduate students of English Department Udayana University. Translation is taught at the fourth semester, by conducting this study; it can give some solutions in upgrading the lesson plans of translation subject. The data was taken from 20 students` translation (English into Indonesian) to find out the degree of equivalent. In translation, it is very important to find the closest equivalent meaning of the source language text into the target language text. The research applies descriptive-qualitative method in order to give clear explanation of the result. The findings show that some of the students made mistakes in words choice, and misinterpretation of idiomatic expressions.

Keywords


translation, meaning and equivalent

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