Translation Strategies of Scientific and Technological Texts under the Guidance of Translation Compensation Theory

Bo LI, Hui LIU

Abstract


Based on the theory of translation compensation, this paper tends to explore translation strategies of scientific and technological texts, which mainly includes three parts: a brief introduction of translation compensation theory, characteristics of scientific and technological texts and compensation of sci-tech text translation both at linguistic and aesthetic terms. In this way, functional equivalence between the original and target text can be maximumly achieved.


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translation compensation theory; scientific and technological text; functional equivalence

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/12087

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