Translation as Evolution of a Language


  • Mr. K. Vijayakumar, Assistant Professor of English, K. M. College, Muthur, India


Translation, Language, Equivalence, Translation studies, Translation Theories


The main goal of this paper is to shed the sparkling light on the Translation region.  Translation is a prime key skill for all the linguists in the world. It particularly belongs to semiotics, the scientific study of the signs. The study of appropriate principles of translation is simply termed as Translation Studies (TS). Translation Studies is an academic activity of a language that deals with prescriptive theory (telling translations how to translate). Language is the most powerful medium known to humans to communicate whereas translation is used to evolve it. The translation started when the human being began to communicate in their language. They started to express their thoughts into words. Most of the people assume that translation means transition from one language to another language dealing with the necessitate ideas sharing beliefs, customs, values, social practices.  It is a process of modifying the language (written or spoken) into another language. Translation Studies promotes a global interaction encompassing certain knowledge in various fields: language, business, cinema, education, law, religion, literature, medical and legal requirements. It is said that the importance of translation emerges by the reason that it deals with the matching of words and grammatical structures and cultural contexts. Translation is a central core of linguistic activity.


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Vijayakumar, M. K. (2019). Translation as Evolution of a Language. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 7(2), 10. Retrieved from