from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To make a loan translation from (a word in another language).
from The Century Dictionary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb See 2d
calk, v. t.
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- noun A word or phrase in a language formed by
word-for-wordor morpheme-by-morpheme translationof a word in another language.
- verb transitive To
adopt(a word or phrase) from one language to another by semantic translationof its parts.
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- noun an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French, from calquer, to trace, copy, from Italian calcare, to press, from Latin calcāre, to tread on, from calx, heel.]
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From French calque ("calque/loan translation"), from French calquer ("to trace"), from Italian calcare.
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