AN ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH-INDONESIAN TRANSLATION PROCEDURES USED IN INSTAGRAM MOBILE APPLICATION

  • Putri Eka Sujianti University of Palangka Raya, Indonesia
  • Merilyn Simbolon University of Palangka Raya, Indonesia
  • Maria Arina Luardini University of Palangka Raya, Indonesia
Keywords: translation analysis, instagram, words and phrases.

Abstract

This research is intended to identify the English-Indonesian translation procedures used in Instagram mobile application and to find out
the most dominant procedure used in translating words and phrases in Instagram mobile application from English to Indonesian version. The theory
of translation procedures used in this research was proposed by Vinay and Darbelnet. By applying qualitative method,it is intended to investigate a
phenomenon on Instagram mobile application and the discussion was presented descriptively. To ensure the trustworthiness of the research, the data
were deeply observed by reading both English and Indonesian version. The findings show that there are five out of seven procedures are applied in
translating words and phrases in Instagram mobile application from English to Indonesian version. Those are (1) literal translation with the
occurrence of 42 out of 86 or 48.8%, (2) borrowing with the occurrence of 22 out of 86 or 25.6%, (3) transposition with the occurrence of 19 out of
86 or 22.1%, (4) adaptation with the occurrence of 2 out of 86 or 2.3%, (5) equivalence with the occurrence of 1 out of 86 or 1.2%. The most
dominant translation procedure used in Instagram mobile application from English to Indonesian version is literal translation. Meanwhile, there were
no data found being translated from English to Indonesian using calque and modulation.

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Published
2020-06-30