The Translatability of Military Expressions by B.A Students at Zarqa University in Jordan

Ibtehaj.M. Akhoirsheda


The study aims  at investigating the level of Zarqa University students in translating military expressions from English into Arabic and vice versa. Moreover, The study aims to reveal some of the problems that students  may encounter while translating military texts and to investigate the Gender effect on the translation of students. The researcher distributed a questionnaire consists of 15  English military expressions and 10 Arabic military expressions. The sample of the study includes 25 B.A students (Male and Female) at the Department of Translation at Zarqa University.The results of the study has shown that Polysemy and Synonymy are the main problems that students encountered while translating military expressions. Furthermore, the study reveals that being male or a female has no effect on the military translation.

Keywords: Translatability, Military, Expressions, English, Arabic, Zarqa

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/11-4-04

Publication date: February 28th 2021

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