What is CALQUE? What does CALQUE mean? CALQUE meaning, definition & explanation
What is the meaning of the word CALQUE?
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.