Translation Analysis of Idiomatic Expression Found In “Zootopia” Movie

  • Syawaliyah Putri Andini Syawal Universitas Nasional
  • Evert Haryanto Hilman Universitas Nasional
  • Maftuchah Dwi Agustina Universitas Nasional
Keywords: translation strategy, translation quality assesment, idiomatic expression, zootopia movie


This research used the data source "Zootopia" (2016). The researcher analyzed the translation strategies  of idiomatic expressions using semantic strategies and syntactic strategies also evaluates the quality of the translation. This study uses the theory of translation strategies by Chesterman  and analyzed the quality of translation by translator using the theory of Nababan, Nuraeni & Sumardiono (2012), another theory based on Newmark for supporting theory in this research. This research method used by descriptive qualitative. The dominant data points obtained from this study were from syntactic strategies, namely unit shift with 14 data points and dominant semantics, namely paraphrasing with 16 data points. The results of this research showed that there were 100 data which contain types of translation strategies applied in idiomatic expressions, consits are; syntactic strategies with unit shift 14 data (14%), semantic strategies with paraphrase 16 data (16%), and semantic strategies trope change 5 data (5%). The quality of the translation used by the translator has accumulated data analysis. they are: high accuracy data, high acceptability data, and high readability data.


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How to Cite
Syawal, S. P. A., Hilman, E. H., & Agustina, M. D. (2023). Translation Analysis of Idiomatic Expression Found In “Zootopia” Movie. IdeBahasa, 5(2), 197-206.
Jurnal Ide bahasa Vol. 5 No. 2 Desember 2023