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TRANSLATION. The copy made in one language of what has been written, or spoken in another.
     2. In pleading, when a libel or an agreement, written in a foreign language, must be averred, it is necessary that a translation of it should also be given.
     3. In evidence, when a witness is unable to speak the English language so as to convey his ideas, a translation of his testimony must be made. In that case, an interpreter should be sworn to translate to him, on oath, the questions propounded to him, and to translate to the court and jury his answers. 4 Mass. 81; 5 Mass. 219; 2 Caines' Rep. 155; Louis. Code of Pr. 784, 5.
     4. It has been determined that a copyright may exist in a translation, as a literary work. 3 Ves. & Bea. 77; 2 Meriv. 441, n.
     5. In the ecclesiastical law, translation denotes the removal from one place to another.; as, the bishop was translated from the diocese of A, to that of B. In the civil law, translation signifies the transfer of property. Clef des Lois Rom. h.t.
     6. Swinburne applies the term translation to the bestowing of a legacy which had been given to one, on another; this is a species of ademption, (q.v.) but it differs from it in this, that there may be an ademption without a translation, but there can be no translation without an ademption. Bac. Ab. Legacies, C.
     7. By translation is also meant the transfer of property, but in this sense it is seldom used. 2 Bl. Com. 294. Vide Interpreter.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Hadriana dan tous mes reves, translated as Hadriana in All My Dreams (Schoenhof Foreign Books Inc., 1990), and The Festival of the Greasy Pole by Rene Depestre (University Press of Virginia, September 1990, ISBN 0-813-91281-4; English translation available; original French version out of print.)
Another significant change occurs in the Nicene Creed, where Credo is translated accurately as "I believe" rather than the present "We believe." In addition, people are reminded to bow at the words "and by the Holy Spirit became incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and was made man." This practice, while called for in the present Missal, is rarely encountered.
Why aren't more Japanese books translated into English?
''Pieces translated in Akita dialect capture the spirit of the original nursery rhymes compared with those translated into the bland language of standard Japanese,'' Taira said.
In the same article, Khulusi translated excerpts from al-Mala'ika's poems "Between the Jaws of Death," "Statutes," "Whips and Echoes," and "Yearnings and Sorrows" (The Lover of Night [Ashiqat al-Layl], 1947).
He translated the Bible into Latin, the language of the people.
Indeed, this may be sufficient if the goal is merely to identify a few particularly valuable documents that a user might then choose to have translated in full, Oard observes.
With less than one-second delay, the steno words are matched with the English words, translated, and displayed on the computer monitor.
Bjornson's interest in his people was first reflected in his " peasant novels " Synnove solbakken (1857; translated as Trust and Trial, 1881), Arne (1858; translated as 1890), and En glad gut (1860; translated as A Happy Boy, 1896).
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Since the Translation Subvention Program of Turkey (TEDA) was launched by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in 2005 to promote famous Turkish authors and books internationally, 1,202 Turkish books have been translated into 50 different languages in 54 countries.
"While I would love to have more of my works translated into Arabic, the problem is that the institutes here teach a very classical form of Korean...