calque


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  • noun

Synonyms for calque

an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language

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La preuve en est que l'arret Harvard College est calque sur la jurisprudence des Etats-Unis, oU l'utilite du systeme des brevets est inscrite dans la Constitution (175).
A l'instar de l'article 5(1) de la Loi sur les services en francais, le libelle de l'article 6 est calque sur l'article 20 de la Charte.
As for its synonym, Isbaniyah, it is a clear calque from the Latin Hispania, in itself a calque from the Phoenician quadrilateral root HSPM (Hispamia), which meant "land of rabbits.
In his efforts to extract from the public the undiluted praise he thought was owing him, Bruce became prey to bouts of despondency and mental disturbance which did not (like Wordsworth's) calque upon the sublime, but did make Bruce aware of the ambiguity of his achievement, which he so badly wished to reduce to standard outlines of heroism.
On a parfois l'impression de voir jouer le Barca quand on regarde l'equipe d'Espagne, de trouver une forte ressemblance entre l'Italie et la Juventus Turin, ou de regarder un calque du Bayern Munich devant un match de l'Allemagne.
The transfer of the figure of Lavinia, who dares the super-structure of the musical world in the person of Don Antonio, is an obvious textual calque (Lavinia-Esther), but the musical dimension is not in the story but rather in the sounds it evokes.
En fin, le texte que je propose (29 vers, calque sur celui de McMillan) differe encore plus radicalement de celui de Perrier:
The novel is divided into chapters narrated by a wide range of interconnected Somali narrators, including the book's namesake little mother--the calque translation of the Somali term for "aunt.
D'apres ces memes chercheurs, differents problemes relationnels decoulent de la repartition tres inegale du pouvoir qui s'etablit immanquablement et qui se calque sur d'anciennes relations liees a l'histoire coloniale.
code Substitution higher or lower degree of naturalization (approximate) linguistic modernization equivalence topicalization nationalization Repetition total : non-translation, exoticization copy partial: calque, literal historization (through translation, word-for-word the mere intervention translation of time-place distance) Deletion reductive translation universalization abridged version under- dehistorization translation (through the removal of expressive reduction foreign cultural signs) Addition paraphrastic translation exoticization historiza- more explicit text tion (through the overtranslation positive addition of expressive amplification foreign cultural signs) Permutation (metatextual) (metatextual) compensation compensation Code S.
Certes, l'observation permet de reperer des manifestations de la theorie qui veut que le rapport aux medias soit calque sur la division de la societe en classes sociales, classes dont l'indicateur serait le niveau de la profession.
Si le calendrier republicain se calque volontiers sur le calendrier orleanais pour feter Jeanne, une telle demarche denote bien une volonte de faire de l'heroine un des ferments de l'unite et du consensus national.
Clitophon is understandably confused, and exclaims pou' gh~ eijmil; which appears to be a calque on the Latin expression ubi gentium sum?
The author rightly distinguishes between a calque (she does not use this classic term, which is more precise, however, than those she found in the literature) and a borrowing and rightly summons the Gumperz and Wilson example of INC being brought from Marathi into neighboring languages, an example she cleverly opposes to the widespread idea that calques induce systems to simplify.
Ainsi le transfert des responsabilites du programme a des agents charges de gerer et administrer Ontario au travail (et non de conseiller l'assistee), calque sur les pratiques de l'industrie privee, a mene non seulement a d'immenses malentendus, les assistees s'attendant a un veritable << travail social >> de la part des gestionnaires de cas, mais aussi a des situations cauchemardesques que les chapitres suivants documentent a travers la parole des assistees et celle des intervenantes interrogees.