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  • v. Present participle of calque.
  • n. loan translation


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  • "And yet, as though to punish me now for calquing my own images over these sidewalks long ago, Via Clelia was giving them all back—but not a thing more."

    Alibis: Essays on Elsewhere by André Aciman, p 30 of the FSG hardcover

    July 18, 2012