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loan-translation (n.)

"process by which a word or phrase is translated literally from another language, keeping its original connotation," 1931, from German Lehnübersetzung (by 1905), properly "lend-translation," from lehnen "lend" (see lend (v.)). An earlier word for it was calque.

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Dictionary Entries near loan-translation

loafer

loam

loamy

loan

loaner

loan-translation

loan-word

loath

loathe

loathing

loathly