HyperDic: calque_formation

English > 1 sense of the expression calque formation:
NOUNcommunicationcalque formation, calque, loan translationan expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
English > calque formation: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language.
Synonymscalque, loan translation
Broadersaying, expression, locutionA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
Spanishcalco léxico, calco lingüístico, calco, calco semántico
Catalancalc lingüístic, calc, calc semàntic

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