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calque definition

  • noun:
    • See loan interpretation.
    • A word or term in a language formed by word-for-word or morpheme-by-morpheme interpretation of a word an additional language.
    • an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
    • See loan interpretation.
    • A word or expression in a language created by word-for-word or morpheme-by-morpheme interpretation of a word in another language.
    • an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
  • verb:
    • to consider (a word or phrase) from language to some other by semantic interpretation of its components.
    • to consider (a word or expression) in one language to a different by semantic interpretation of its parts.
  • verb-transitive:
    • See 2d calk, v. t.
    • identify 2d calk, v. t.
  • others:
    • See calk.
    • See calk.
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