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Definition of Translation
The act of translating, removing, or transferring; removal; also, the state of being translated or removed; as, the translation of Enoch; the translation of a bishop.
The act of rendering into another language; interpretation; as, the translation of idioms is difficult.
That which is obtained by translating something a version; as, a translation of the Scriptures.
A transfer of meaning in a word or phrase, a metaphor; a tralation.
Transfer of meaning by association; association of ideas.
Motion in which all the points of the moving body have at any instant the same velocity and direction of motion; -- opposed to rotation.
I read the Bible to myself; I'll take any translation, any edition, and read it aloud, just to hear the language, hear the rhythm, and remind myself how beautiful English is.
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful.
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
Jorge Luis Borges
More "Translation" Quotations
translation in Afrikaans is vertaling
translation in Dutch is translatie, translaat, overzetting
translation in French is traduction
translation in Italian is traduzione, traduzione
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