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On Translation of News Lead from the Perspective of Functional Equivalence

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DOI: 10.23977/aduhe.2021.030305 | Downloads: 79 | Views: 1153


Tingting Chen 1


1 Guangxi Arts University, Nanning City, Guangxi , 530000, China

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Tingting Chen


Since the implementation of the reform and open-up policy, news translation becomes an indispensable activity in Chinese daily life. Among different kinds of inter-cultural communications, news translation is an important field of translation research. Among different parts of news discourse, the lead is the most distinctive and important part. It is positioned at the top of news, as not only a summary of the whole news but also a "springboard" to the following story. Thus, lead translation becomes a challenge to translators. Based on the researches of previous scholars, the author tries to analyze and figure out that news leads translation is a translation with its unique features which calls for much more efforts and accuracy to narrow the cultural gap and achieve acceptable translation and effective communication.


News lead, Functional equivalence, Methods of translation


Tingting Chen, On Translation of News Lead from the Perspective of Functional Equivalence. Adult and Higher Education (2021) 3: 23-28. DOI:


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