Definition of translatability in English:

translatability

noun

  • See translate

    • ‘These severe restrictions on the translatability of the expressible, on the presentable and the representable, are suggestive of the rigours of Beckett's work.’
    • ‘The need for translatability is foregrounded because video games are sold across the world, with most games developed in either Japan or the United States.’
    • ‘Either way, such failures of easy translatability are far too localized to encourage talk of different conceptual schemes.’
    • ‘Drawing on the Renjaminian notion of translatability outlined above, I will now explore the difficulties inherent in translating Manzoni's I promessi sposi.’
    • ‘Tyndale's English Bible was first and foremost an exercise in the translatability of the universal truths of the Gospel into the vernacular and idiom of English culture.’
    • ‘He is the only Italian poet from the era to have achieved a considerable translatability and literary reputation abroad.’

Pronunciation

translatability

/-ˈbɪlɪti/