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Lost in Translation I/V with Margaret Mutu

Lost in Translation I/V with Margaret Mutu

Lost in Translation I/V with Margaret Mutu Lost in Translation I/V with Margaret Mutu, 10.27 MB
Friday, September 14, 2018

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?