[OFFTOP] Glossary non/equivalence
Thread poster: DZiW

DZiW
Ukraine
English to Russian
+ ...
Oct 24

Dear colleagues--finally, my client provided a huge, worthy, decent, and relevant glossary)

She knew exactly how and what she wanted, and asked to use the first synonym from the glossary, e.g.
angiosarcoma: hemangiosarcoma, lymphangiosarcoma, malignant hemangioendothelioma

However, consulting several local doctors, I found that not all such terms are freely interchangeable, let alone different standards/classifications and preferences--at least in this country.

Of course, I informed the client and she replied that's ok and had her job done.

Though I did the task properly, I still have some not very pleasant feeling, so

Have you ever encountered possible translation incongruities making you wonder?

TY

[Edited at 2017-10-25 18:01 GMT]


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