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Daemon
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calque

(noun) An expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language.

Synonyms: loan translation

Usage: "Superman" is a calque for the German "Ubermensch."
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calque
Definition: (noun) An expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language.
Synonyms: loan translation
Usage: "Superman" is a calque for the German "Ubermensch."
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Daemon wrote:
calque

(noun) An expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language.

Synonyms: loan translation

Usage: "Superman" is a calque for the German "Ubermensch."
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Definition: (noun) An expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language.
Synonyms: loan translation
Usage: "Superman" is a calque for the German "Ubermensch.
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