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Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Kade's Types of Equivalence III

The third of Otto Kade's modes of equivalence quoted by Anthony Pym is One-to-part:

Only partial equivalents are available, resulting on "approximate equivalence". For example, the English term brother has no full equivalent in Chinese, Japanese or Korean, since the corresponding terms have to specify whether the brother is older or younger. Whichever choice is made, the equivalence will only be "approximate".

Umberto Eco points out another example: all three English kinship relationships 'nephew', 'niece' and 'grandchild' are represented by ne Italian word: 'nipote'.

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