Definitions for loan translation
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calque, calque formation, loan translation(noun)
an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
"`superman' is a calque for the German `Ubermensch'"
The borrowing of components of a foreign language word and translating them literally
Origin: Calque of Lehnübersetzung.
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