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loanword

n
(Linguistics) a word adopted, often with some modification of its form, from one language into another

loan word

A word that has been borrowed from one language and become naturalized in another language.
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Some of these military bases were identified by the loan word caistel (identified as Norman French in origin) and others by Irish words like dim and port.
The minimal weight for a loan word to receive stress is bimoraic, as in: smint 'cement', kJlu 'kilo', sas i 'chassis'.
In this case, the loan word halal, a term designating any object or an action which is permissible according to Islamic law, is more appropriate.
The only occurrence of a nativized loan word in our corpus is snowmobil.
In such cases the loan word is a more appropriate term instead of a loan stem.
Along the same lines we are going to seek the origin of girl in a Scandinavian loan word coming ultimately from a West Slavic dialect.
Religion, Politics, Education, and Law and order is analyzed to study various techniques and processes of Anglicization such as loan word.
A word found in a Scotticised loan text (from England, in this case) is a quite different proposition from a loan word (e.
Rather curiously, the Farhangestan's target list also does not include the most common loan word used in every day spoken Farsi: merci.
One can proceed in two ways: one will either take a foreign word which, within the course of time, might become a loan word or one can create a new word with elements of one's mother tongue (it happens more seldom because it asks for more time and inspiration).
4) From the term 'borrowing by translation' comes the term decalque, reserved for a loan word from a lexical unit coming from a language 'A' and used in a language 'B' in a translated form.
Euromanager, Ferrari day), with meanings unrelated to that of the loan word (e.