Calque

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A Calque is a Loan Word that has been Transliterated word-for-word.



References

  • http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/calque
    • 1. A word or phrase in a language formed by word-for-word or morpheme-by-morpheme translation of a word in another language.
      • The word "watershed" is a calque of the German "Wasserscheide".