Translation of Gallicism in Spanish:

Gallicism

Pronunciation: /ˈgæləsɪzəm; ˈgælɪsɪzəm/
gallicism

n

  • 1.1 (word, phrase) galicismo (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • The term ‘finance’ originated with the Old French finer (to end or settle, applied to indebtedness) and crept into other Romance languages as a Gallicism and into English via the Middle English ‘finance.’
    • One of the reasons given by Sprache in ‘der Politik’ for replacing Anglo-Americanisms with Gallicisms is that German already has lots of French words that could be used more often.
    • Well may he be said to follow the French Translator blindly; and less is the wonder that he adopts his Gallicisms where he happens to understand him.
    1.2 (custom) afrancesamiento (masculine)

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