Loan and Calque Found in Translation from English to Indonesian

Marlina Adi Fakhrani Batubara


The aim of this article is to find out the cause of using loan and calque found in translation from English to Indonesian, find out which strategy is mostly used in translating some of the words and phrases found in translation from English to Indonesian and what form that is usually use loan and calque in the translation. Data of this article is obtained from the English novel namely Murder in the Orient Express by Agatha Christie and its Indonesian translation. This article concluded that out of 100 data, 57 data uses loan and 47 data uses calque. Moreover, it shows that 70 data are in the form of words that uses loan or calque and 30 data are in the form of phrases that uses loan or calque.

Keywords: Translation, Strategy, Loan and Calque.

DOI: 10.7176/JLLL/54-03

Publication date:March 31st 2019

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