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Different Types of Calque

Paronymous calque or loan word: is the result of an incorrect correspondence between two words that have similar forms or etymologies but that have evolved

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What is a calque?

It is a class of loan in which phrase is borrowed from another language, but each of the elements of the phrase are translated. This

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What is a Linguistic Loan?

This type of word is one that is taken from one language and used in another without translation, demonstrating a lexical vacuum in the latter.

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Language Change and Technology

Following up on my last blog, it is worth discussing another important cause of language change: technology. While technological innovation and dissemination have always influenced

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Positive Words and Optimism

It has been a tough couple of years for optimistic words. Positivity is in short supply. Negative words and phrases fill our lives, coming at

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