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The meaning of Calques

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Calques – definition

verb

Another term for loan translation.

verb

Originate or function as a loan translation of.

Usage examples:

‘it goes without saying’ is calqued on french ‘cela va sans dire’
noun

A word taken from one language and translated in a literal or word for word way to be used in another

Usage examples:

"groundhog" may be a calque from dutch "aertoercken."

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Kalk

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कैल्क्स

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Calchi

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칼케

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Кальки

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Calcos

Word origin

1930s: from French, literally ‘copy, tracing’, from calquer ‘to trace’, via Italian from Latin calcare ‘to tread’.

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