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The Little Book of Transcreation – excerpt #1

Transcreation takes into account the difference in contexts between the source and target versions. This often means making cultural adjustments.

In the biblical phrase “The Lamb of God”, the lamb symbolizes innocence.

But in the Inuit (Eskimo) version of the bible, this expression is translated as “The Seal of God”.

This is because seals represent innocence in Eskimo culture.

After all, you don’t find many lambs running around on the Arctic ice cap …

The Seal of God