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Sufi terms and their translation from Arabic to English. Diwân al-hallâ? as a case study

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dc.contributor.author Affeich, Andrée
dc.contributor.author Azzam, Maya
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-15T12:06:42Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-15T12:06:42Z
dc.date.copyright 2019 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2013-6706 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/11453
dc.description.abstract The translation of Sufi poetry is a relatively unexplored topic. This paper examines the challenges a translator may encounter when translating Sufi terminology into English, covering the formation of Sufi terms, their nature, and how they function in context. A textual approach to terminology is envisaged, where Sufi concepts are analyzed along with their translation. We analyze terms extracted from the collection of poems by the Sufi mystic al-Ḥallâž (Diwânal-Ḥallâž) and consider their translations by the British scholar Martin Lings in his book Sufi Poems:A MedievalAnthology (Arabic and English ed.). en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Sufi terms and their translation from Arabic to English. Diwân al-hallâ? as a case study en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201408837 en_US
dc.author.department Humanities en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Terminalia en_US
dc.journal.volume 19 en_US
dc.article.pages 28-38 en_US
dc.keywords Sufism en_US
dc.keywords Terminology en_US
dc.keywords Translation en_US
dc.keywords Poetry en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Affeich, A., & Azzam, M. (2019). Sufi Terms and Their Translation from Arabic to English. Diwân al-Hallâ? as a Case Study. Terminàlia, 28-38. en_US
dc.author.email andree.affeich@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://www.raco.cat/index.php/Terminalia/article/view/359887 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://doi.org/10.2436/20.2503.01.131 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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