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ERIC Number: EJ431415
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0019-042X
Translation and Borrowing of Acronyms: Main Trends.
Gonzalez, Felix Rodriguez
IRAL, v29 n2 p161-70 May 1991
Describes the conditions affecting the translation and borrowing of acronyms (such as "VHS") among other languages, concluding that the major difficulty in translating acronyms is in balancing intended expressed meaning, represented technicality or potential for common usage, articulation, and perceived acceptability of "foreign" terms. (20 references) (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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