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- n. Awkwardness or ungrammaticality of translation, such as due to overly literal translation of idioms or syntax.
From translate + -ese. (Wiktionary)
So how do we get from this translatese for LOKA-DHAATU, which signifies the finite, impermanent realm, to the contemporary understanding of shìjiè as "world"?