Scrabble Word CALQUE

CALQUE - is a valid Scrabble word.

Definition of CALQUE:

  • loan translation, esp. one resulting from bilingual interference in which the internal structure of a borrowed word or phrase is maintained but its morphemes are replaced by those of the native language, as German halbinsel for peninsula
  • loanshift
  • to form (a word or phrase) through the process of loan translation
  • to process the tracing of a design [v CALQUED, CALQUING, CALQUES]

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