See also: calqué

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EtymologyEdit

From French calque (calque, literally copy, tracing), from calquer (to copy, trace) (whence also calk), itself borrowed from Italian calcare, from Latin calcāre (to tread).

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calque (plural calques)

  1. (linguistics, translation studies) A word or phrase in a language formed by word-for-word or morpheme-by-morpheme translation of a word in another language.
    Synonyms: loan translation, calquing
    Hypernym: loan formation
    Coordinate term: (a term that is partially a calque and partially formally contains a foreign element) partial calque, loanblend
    The word “watershed” is a calque of the German “Wasserscheide”.

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calque (third-person singular simple present calques, present participle calquing, simple past and past participle calqued)

  1. (linguistics, translation studies) To adopt (a word or phrase) from one language to another by semantic translation of its parts.

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ReferencesEdit

  • calque at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • calque in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

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calque

  1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of calcar

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EtymologyEdit

Deverbal of calquer, borrowed from Italian calcare, from Latin calcāre (I tread).

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calque m (plural calques)

  1. tracing (the reproduction of an image made by copying it through translucent paper)
  2. (lexicography) calque, loan translation
  3. (computer graphics) layer

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  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈkaw.ki/, [ˈkaʊ̯.ki]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈkal.kɨ/, [ˈkaɫ.kɨ]

VerbEdit

calque

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of calcar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of calcar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of calcar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of calcar

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calque

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of calcar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of calcar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of calcar.