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From loan +‎ translation, calque of German Lehnübersetzung.

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loan translation (plural loan translations)

  1. Synonym of calque.
    • 2007, Alexander Onysko, Anglicisms in German[1]:
      To support his definition, Betz discusses various examples of loan translation from Latin and English as in German Wolkenkratzer after English skyscraper, Gegengift ('antidote') after Latin contravenenum, Mitleid ('compasssion') after Latin compassio, and Gewissen ('conscience') after Latin conscientia (1949: 27,32).

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