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How translation can help to shine a light on the relationship between words and their meanings - Part 2

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Scientist have discovered a universal model when dealing with the meaning of words, revealed by the way in which the sense of the word evolved.

Words and the evolution of their meanings

How does mapping translations and re-translations show how words change meanings over time? This evolution relies directly on the way that words work.

Words are concept markers,” Youn explains. “Of course, we need a word to express ourselves, to communicate with others, but what is actually communicated is the meaning.

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How translation can help to shine a light on the relationship between words and their meanings - Part 1

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Scientist have discovered a universal model when dealing with the meaning of words, revealed by the way in which the sense of the word evolved.

Some words have radically changed meaning with the passage of time. Once, the word awful denoted impressed or filled with fear. Clue once meant a ball of thread. Being called “nice” wasn’t really a compliment; it meant stupid, idiotic, or ignorant.

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Beauty Words: when luxury meets an editorial communications agency

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How can you perfectly describe your high end products? Classic communications agencies aren’t enough to respond to your requirements in the sectors of luxury and beauty. In a market that is highly selective, it is a question of providing both a design-drafting service as well as adaptive editorial translations.

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