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loan translation

División en sílabas: loan trans·la·tion

Definición de loan translation en inglés:

sustantivo

An expression adopted by one language from another in a more or less literally translated form. Also called calque.
Example sentences
  • The transfer of the name between languages assumes contact between Spanish and other speakers and a loan translation.
  • There are many loan translations from local languages: ‘krai dai,’ a wake or funeral celebration; ‘tai han,’ meanness.

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Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
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