Kharitonova, Elena Vyacheslavovna – Сandidate of Philology, Associate Professor of the Chair of English language, North-Eastern State University (Magadan).
The article is devoted to the problems of language and cultural interaction from translation theory perspective. In the process of intercultural communication the target language accumulates knowledge about the culture of the source language. Allomorphism of the source and target languages makes the process of translation more complicated and the degree of the divergence between the languages influences the degree of adequacy of texts.
Key words: language, culture, translation, allomorphism of language systems, national specificity.