Translation of Compound Words in The Wings of Joy Book

English- Indonesian Case

  • Laila Damayanti Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Wayan Pastika Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Ni Luh Nyoman Seri Malini Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
Keywords: Compound, Translation, Phrases, Frequently, Equivalence


This study discussed the types and the translation procedures of compound words found in The Wings of Joy book. Using a descriptive qualitative method, Compound words in English are translatable and untranslatable into compound word in the Indonesian language. The compound words in English are translated into a single word and phrases in the Indonesian language. The most frequently literal translations procedure used by the translator in translating compound words. In term of the degree of equivalence meaning in translation is applied fully equivalence meaning, partly equivalence meaning, and non-equivalence meaning in translating compound words.


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How to Cite
Damayanti, L., Pastika, I. W., & Malini, N. L. N. S. (2020). Translation of Compound Words in The Wings of Joy Book. The International Journal of Language and Cultural (TIJOLAC), 2(01), 98-112. Retrieved from