Lost in Translation I/V with Margaret Mutu
Lost in Translation I/V with Margaret MutuLost in Translation I/V with Margaret Mutu
In light of Te Wiki o te reo Māori, Jenn speaks with Professor Margaret Mutu on true meanings and understandings within languages. Language is not just syntax and grammar, but exists as a form of communication through shared and inferred understandings between those using it.
Translation as a concept means to converge one thing into another and, while literal words may be, intended meaning may not - Use Gerry Brownlee's recent complaint during questiontime as an example.
What does it mean for te reo if it is being redifined through misinterpretation and mistranslation?