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A Study on the English Translation of Chinese Marine Culture-loaded Expressions

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DOI: 10.23977/trance.2020.020101 | Downloads: 37 | Views: 3516


Yuxin Zhou 1, Haiying Tian 1, Huilin Zhu 1, Xiaoyi Jia 1


1 Zhejiang Ocean University, Haida South Road No.1, Zhoushan City, Zhejiang Province, China

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Yuxin Zhou


As an indispensable part of Chinese culture, Chinese marine culture has been drawing much more attention from people over the world. With the intention to widely propagandize the core essence and charm of Chinses marine culture, a highly-qualified English translation of Chinese marine culture is thus of great significance. The author of this paper takes an in-depth analysis of typical Chinese marine culture-loaded expressions from the perspective of Eco-translatology. Three-dimensional transformation strategies under the Eco-translatology theory are investigated with translation examples, attempting to provide effective guidance for the translation of marine culture-loaded expressions and to help English speakers better experience the inherent charm of Chinese marine culture.


Chinese marine culture, culture-loaded expressions, eco-translatology, three-dimensional transformation, C-E translation


Yuxin Zhou, Haiying Tian, Huilin Zhu and Xiaoyi Jia. A Study on the English Translation of Chinese Marine Culture-loaded Expressions. Transactions on Comparative Education (2020) Vol. 2: 1-8. DOI:


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