Translation Analysis of Circumstances in the Gospel of Matthew Chapter 12 through 14 from English into Indonesian

Authors

  • Burwan Tilusubya Sebelas Meret University UNS
  • Mangatur Nababan Sebelas Meret University UNS
  • Riyadi Santosa Sebelas Meret University UNS

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21512/lc.v12i4.4608

Keywords:

circumstance, translation quality, translation technique

Abstract

This research deployed translation of circumstances, viewed from transitivity with the descriptive qualitative method. Its objectives were to describe the translation technique of the circumstances and to evaluate the quality of the translation based on accuracy and acceptability. It utilized document analysis and focus group discussion for data collection. The data were analyzed through the domain, taxonomy, componential analysis, and finding cultural value. Meanwhile, the research indicates the application of established equivalent, combination, modulation, transposition, paraphrasing, deletion, explicitation, discursive creation, and implicitation techniques are influenced by the form of a circumstance or an adverb. Furthermore, the application of established equivalent, combination, and implicitation produces a good translation based on accuracy compared to modulation, transposition, explicitation, and paraphrasing. The research concludes that the deployment of appropriate translation techniques produces a good translation.

Dimensions

Plum Analytics

Author Biographies

Burwan Tilusubya, Sebelas Meret University UNS

Department of Linguistics, Graduate Studies

Student

Mangatur Nababan, Sebelas Meret University UNS

Department of Linguistics, Graduate Studies

Head of Linguistic Department and Lecturer

Riyadi Santosa, Sebelas Meret University UNS

Department of Linguistics, Graduate Studies,

Lecturer

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2018-12-11
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