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English translation: comprehensible textual unit

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English term or phrase:transeme
English translation:comprehensible textual unit
Entered by: Amel Abdullah
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07:14 Feb 18, 2012
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Social Sciences - Linguistics
English term or phrase: transeme
A Dictionary of Transemes:

http://www.amazon.com/Dictionary-Transemes-Contemporary-Medi...
Amel Abdullah
Jordan
comprehensible textual unit
Explanation:
A dictionary of translation technology

books.google.fr/books?isbn=9629961482...Sin-wai Chan - 2004 - Computers - 639 pages

transeme (tran) This word was coined by Kitty van Leuven-Zwart (1989: 155) to refer to "a comprehensible textual unit" that can be used for comparison of a ...

It seems to be by analogy with 'phoneme'.

It looks as if this book might be useful to you!


Référence : http://books.google.fr/books?id=3gwOFvbxMGcC&pg=PA241&lpg=PA...
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Tony M
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Summary of answers provided
4comprehensible textual uniit
Vaddy Peters
4Textual units to be compared
eski
3comprehensible textual unit
Tony M
Summary of reference entries provided
Definition
Tony M

  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
comprehensible textual uniit


Explanation:
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Vaddy Peters
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Textual units to be compared


Explanation:
"Van Leuven-Zwart calls them
transemes, and they consist of predicates and their arguments
or of predicateless adverbials. Secondly, the common
denominator of the source and the target text transeme
– van Leuven-Zwart calls this the architranseme – must
be determined. In a third step, the relationship between
each transeme and the architranseme – either synonymic
or hyponymic – is established. Finally, the two transemes
are compared with each other."
http://arxiv.org/pdf/cs/0606096.pdf

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comprehensible textual unit


Explanation:
A dictionary of translation technology

books.google.fr/books?isbn=9629961482...Sin-wai Chan - 2004 - Computers - 639 pages

transeme (tran) This word was coined by Kitty van Leuven-Zwart (1989: 155) to refer to "a comprehensible textual unit" that can be used for comparison of a ...

It seems to be by analogy with 'phoneme'.

It looks as if this book might be useful to you!


Référence : http://books.google.fr/books?id=3gwOFvbxMGcC&pg=PA241&lpg=PA...

Tony M
France
Local time: 06:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 156
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A dictionary of translation technology - Résultats Google Recherche de Livres
books.google.fr/books?isbn=9629961482...Sin-wai Chan - 2004 - Computers - 639 pages
transeme (tran) This word was coined by Kitty van Leuven-Zwart (1989: 155) to refer to "a comprehensible textual unit" that can be used for comparison of a ...

It looks as if this book might be useful to you!

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Note added at 10 minutes (2012-02-18 07:25:05 GMT)
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It seems to be by analogy with 'phoneme'.


    Reference: http://books.google.fr/books?id=3gwOFvbxMGcC&pg=PA241&lpg=PA...
Tony M
France
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 156
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Asker: Thanks, Tony. If you post this as an answer, I'd be happy to award points for it.


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agree  DLyons
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agree  Gallagy
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