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calcar

 [kal´kar]
1. spur.
2. a spur-shaped structure.
calcar a´vis an eminence on the medial wall of the occipital horn of the lateral ventricle, below the bulb of the occipital horn, produced by lateral extension of the calcarine sulcus.

cal·car

(kal'kar), [TA]
1. A small projection from any structure; internal spurs (septa) at the level of division of arteries and confluence of veins when branches or roots form an acute angle.
See also: vascular spur.
2. A dull spine or projection from a bone.
Synonym(s): spur [TA]
[L. spur, cock's spur]

calcar

(kăl′kär′)
n. pl. calcaria (kăl-kâr′ē-ə)
A spur or spurlike projection, such as one found on the base of a petal or on the wing or leg of a bird.

cal·car

(kal'kahr) [TA]
1. A small projection from any structure; internal spurs (septa) at the level of division of arteries and confluence of veins when branches or roots form an acute angle.
2. A spine or projection from a bone.
Synonym(s): spur.
[L. spur, rooster's spur]

calcar

A spur or spur-like projection from a bone or tendon.

cal·car

(kal'kahr) [TA]
Dull spine or projection from a bone.
[L. spur, rooster's spur]
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This stage is primarily aimed to identify contextualized Neocolonial anglicisms and calques, and to describe them diasynchronically.
Keywords: Anglicisms, calque, loan, neologisms, vocabulary.
The iconographic device--made up of the combination of representation through the plan (maps, calques) and representation through the situation (block diagrams, text)--circulates an abductive reference to the emerging wind power landscape.
As this paper used four of the error types from De Rooze's study, only those 'error counts for accent-marks' (ACC), 'typography' and 'spelling' mistakes (ORT), 'calques' (CAS+CAL), 'others' (OT) and 'total errors' (Total) will be contrasted.
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Identifying linguistic behaviors of LR include calques, implementation of specific loan words and translations, and restructured forms involving aspects of the AAE lexicon and morphosyntax that have no Standard English equivalents or have meanings very different from Standard English usage.
Some of these words are being naturalized by inflection and transliteration, others are being used as calques, while many of them find themselves in everyday use as foreign words, being eloquently integrated in spoken conversation, but having great difficulty in gaining approval from linguists when seen in written Albanian texts.
The calques, the loan-translations from English, show the status of the Spanish language within the Garcia family.
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.
147) says, "to cultivate a varied and 'heterogeneous discourse'." In linguistic terms, this means to adhere to the SL structure and syntax, to use calques, archaisms, etc.
An authoritative review of the Bretonisms in his language was long overdue, and sets us straight on calques, syntax, lexical exoticism, supposed "mistakes" and so forth.