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What does TT stand for?

TT stands for Target Text

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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To bridge the gap not filled by previous research, this paper, utilising Nord's (1997) translation-oriented model of text functions as a theoretical framework, aims to conduct a case study on English-Chinese soft news transediting carried out by the China Times in Taiwan (1) to compare the text functions of the source and target news texts, and (2) to explore how the original reader involvement is mediated in the transedited news through various engagement resources (see Section 2) under the guidance of the target text functions.
She first examines changes in the story itself between translations, as well as instances of "explicitation" and "implicitation" ("explicitation" being the translation practice of putting details and information that had been implicit in the source text explicitly in the target text and "implicitation" being the opposite).
Guarnido-Hausner's translation--"afectadas"--does not correspond to any of the meanings of "inflected" or "inflection" (see OED 1363), and their target text is unintelligible because there is no connection between "frases, afectadas" and "una frase para significarlo todo"; whereas in the original it is clear that "one phrase to mean everything" explains "inflected phrases.
In the first part, Eco thinks about all the familiar concerns and problems that any practicing translator must confront: equivalence, source versus target text, translating from culture to culture, "foreignizing" and "domesticating," and what gets lost in translation, to name only a few.