calque

Definitions:

  • None
  • To make a loan translation from (a word in another language).
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="calk">calk</internalXref>.
  • See 2d <xref urlencoded="calk">calk</xref>, v. t.
  • A word or phrase in a language formed by <xref>word-for-word</xref> or <xref>morpheme</xref>-by-morpheme <xref>translation</xref> of a word in another language.
  • To <xref>adopt</xref> (a word or phrase) from one language to another by <xref>semantic</xref> <xref>translation</xref> of its parts.
  • an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
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