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2015_08_04_2

Intercultural Context in Translation of Proper Nouns
[Interkult√ļrny kontext  pri  preklade propri√≠]
Mojmir Malovecky
 
DOI: 10.18355/XL.2015.08.04.10-14

Abstract
The author offers a study concerned with historical French proper nouns in translation and linguistic theory in the frame of a case study of translation of the texts about medieval history of France interconnected to intercultural extralinguistic context. Pragmalinguistic knowledge base of the receiving language community is decisive for translators to make an appropriate choice of equivalents in order to better serve the cultivated linguistic culture of the target language in the direct link to a more comprehensive translated text.

Key words 
proper nouns, translation, linguistic theory, intercultural context, history

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