NABOKV-L post 0014324, Sat, 9 Dec 2006 13:33:42 +0000

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Re: R: [NABOKV-L] R: [NABOKV-L] abstruse commentaries,
Ovid and Ardors
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On 22/11/06 21:44, "Alexey Sklyarenko" <skylark05@MAIL.RU> wrote:

the newspaper Utro Rossii ("The Morning of Russia").
>
Alexey: even this apparently simple phrase reminds us of the translational
challenges of Russian -> English:

1. The absence of overt definite/indefinite articles: ³A morning² or ³The
morning?²
2. The potential ambiguity of direct and indirect predication: ³of Russia,²
³Russia¹s² or simply ³Russian.²

skb

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