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What is CALQUE? What does CALQUE mean? CALQUE meaning, definition & explanation

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What is the meaning of the word CALQUE?

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Calque Meaning : Definition of Calque

In linguistics, a calque or loan translation is a word or phrase borrowed from another language by literal, word-for-word or root-for-root translation. Used as a verb, "to calque" means to borrow a word or phrase from another language while translating its components, so as to create a new lexeme in the target language.
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