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Jak zkoumat překladovou češtinu. Výzkum simplifikace na korpusu Jerome
How to analyze translational Czech. The Jerome Corpus and the study of simplification

Author(s): Lucie Chlumská, Olga Rychterová
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Translation Studies
Published by: Ústav pro jazyk český Akademie věd České republiky
Keywords: Czech; language of translation; translation universals; simplification; comparable corpus

Summary/Abstract: This paper discusses the possibilities of the research of translated Czech as well as so-called translation universals in Czech. It introduces a monolingual comparable corpus Jerome specifically designed at the Institute of the Czech National Corpus to meet the requirements of translation studies researchers. The case study of simplification presents the results of examining this translation universal in translated Czech and shows the advantages as well as disadvantages of the quantitative approach.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 9
  • Page Range: 16-29
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Czech