Common Problems in Translation of Political Texts: The Case of English and Kurdish Languages


  • Sami Hussein Tishk International University, Iraq
  • Rawand Sabah Ahmad Tishk International University, Iraq
  • Reman Sabah Meena Tishk International University, Iraq
  • Hewa Fouad Ali Tishk International University, Iraq



Translation, Translation Problems, Political Language, Political Texts


This study investigated and examined the problems pertaining to the translation of political texts. It intends to deal with the main translation difficulties and problems emerging in the process of translation of political texts. Concerning theoretical background, the study reviews the relevant literature to address certain issues such as the definitions of translation, approaches to translation, specialized translation, translation problems, features of political language, and translation and political language. This is followed by a brief presentation of the methodology of this research.  The study concludes that there are no specific methods in translating political texts due to the fact that translation is not only a practical process that employs translation techniques, but also an issue of comprehending cultural, historical and political situations and overtones.



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How to Cite

Hussein, S., Ahmad, R., Meena, R., & Ali, H. (2021). Common Problems in Translation of Political Texts: The Case of English and Kurdish Languages . Canadian Journal of Language and Literature Studies, 1(2), 11–23.