Top 10 similar words or synonyms for calque

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Top 30 analogous words or synonyms for calque

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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.
Calque The Latin word "translatio" ("a transferring") derives from "trans", "across" + "latus", "borne". ("Latus" is the past participle of "ferre", "to carry".)
Calque The common English phrase "flea market" is a phraseological calque of the French ""marché aux puces"" ("market with fleas"), as are the Czech ""bleší trh"", the Dutch ""vlooienmarkt"", the Finnish ""kirpputori"", the German ""Flohmarkt"", the Hebrew ""שוק הפשפשים"", the Hungarian ""bolhapiac"", the Italian ""mercatino delle pulci"", the Norwegian ""loppemarked"", the Polish """", the Serbo-Croatian ""buvljak"", the Spanish ""mercado de pulgas"", the Turkish ""bit pazarı"", and so on.
Calque An example of a morpheme-by-morpheme loan-translation is the French expression, ("scrapes-sky"), modeled after the English "skyscraper". Similarly in:
Calque The Germanic languages and some Slavic languages calqued their words for "translation" from the above Latin word, "translatio", substituting their respective Germanic or Slavic root words for the Latin roots.
Calque The computer mouse was named in English for its resemblance to the animal. Many other languages have extended their own native word for "mouse" to include the computer mouse.
Calque This terminology is not universal. Some authors call a morphological calque a "morpheme-by-morpheme translation".
Calque The Romance languages, deriving directly from Latin, did not need to "calque" their equivalent words for "translation". Instead, they simply "adapted" the second of the above two alternative Latin words, "traductio". Thus, Aragonese: ; Catalan: ; French: ; Italian: ; Portuguese: ; Romanian: ; and Spanish: . The English verb "to translate" similarly derives from the Latin "translatio", itself derived from "transferre", "to transfer": in this case, "transferred" ("translatus") from one language to another.
Calque Following are the Germanic- and Slavic-language calques for "translation", as discussed above:
Calque 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.