Linguistics worldview in translation theory

Doklady Bashkirskogo Universiteta. 2017. Volume 2. No. 5. pp. 820-825.


Gafarova G. V.*
Bashkir State University
32 Zaki Validi Street, 450074 Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia


Equivalence of translation is the main focus of the translator. Lexical equivalence does not always imply adequacy. From the cognitive point of view the linguistic worldview is a key notion in the translation features analysis that allows to solve the translation problems of the culture-bound elements. The article also describes the linguistic worldview, which is a large-scale multi-tiered notion that causes a lot of discussion in linguistics.


  • theory of translation
  • equivalence
  • translatability
  • Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
  • linguistic worldview
  • national worldview
  • concept
  • cognitive approach