Definition of Mistranslation

1. Noun. An incorrect translation.

Generic synonyms: Interlingual Rendition, Rendering, Translation, Version
Derivative terms: Mistranslate



Definition of Mistranslation

1. n. Wrong translation.

Definition of Mistranslation

1. Noun. An incorrect translation. ¹

2. Noun. (genetics) The incorporation of the incorrect amino acid into a peptide sequence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mistranslation

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Mistranslation

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"2 (Jos., xxi, 27), mistranslation for Astaroth.—3 (Jer., xlviii, 24): Bosor, 1. .... mistranslation ..."

2. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1897)
"... A SERIOUS mistranslation. Greek manuscripts (the reason why we have no original Hebrew manuscripts concerning these occurrences being because the ..."

3. Narrative of the British Mission to Theodore, King of Abyssinia: With by Hormuzd Rassam (1869)
"Theodore decides on the trial of the Captives — His charges against them — His object — The Captives plead culpable — mistranslation of Earl Russell's and ..."

4. A Reply to "The Academy's" Review of "The Wine Question in the Ligh of the by John Ellis (1883)
"E.] And as this would be evidently absurd, the scholar would at once go to the Latin to rectify the mistranslation. If the author had pursued this course he ..."

5. From Letter to Spirit: An Attempt to Reach Through Varying Voices the by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1903)
"... stated that Matthew substitutes " beloved" for "chosen". We must now consider why Matthew does this. §4. "Beloved", in Matthew, a mistranslation of ..."

6. Authentic Report of the Discussion on the Unitarian Controversy: Between the by John Scott Porter, Daniel Bagot (1834)
"I ask, then, does Mr. Porter correct this mistranslation, and tell his congregation that Christ upholds all things by the word of his own power ? ..."

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