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
- 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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