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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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(3.1159-62) In all, I have found 21 instances of as [s]he that as a definite or probable phrasal calque in Chaucer's poetry, including the whole of the Romaunt.
It should be noted that this duality between the Christian and the heroic that Gandalf exemplifies is rather tenuous; it is only achieved through the extensive system of connecting calques between "The King of the Golden Hall" and Beowulf that signal the reader to interpret Gandalf in this particular way.
Nevertheless, Furiassi, Pulcini and Rodriguez Gonzalez (2012) have expounded anglicisms through a state-of-the-art and unifying overview of the most relevant concepts regarding lexical borrowings and calques (Figure 1).
This term has got a particular evolution in Romanian, gradually expanding its meaning by semantic calque after English from ,,produs de panificatie" (,,bakery product") to ,,card de memorie" (,,memory card") (DCR3:495).
Du point de vue lexical, les nombreux emprunts, regionalismes et calques n'ont pas seulement la valeur de communiquer un signifie ou de designer un referent specifique: ils acquierent dans leur connotation la valeur adjointe d'ethnicite, d'exotisme, d'identite culturelle.
Worldview: A term used as a calque for the German Weltanschauung denotes one's overall, often unconscious, perspective.
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." These are the terms used to denote the Iberian Peninsula during the Muslim occupation, as well as present-day Spain.
Beef is also a part of the phrase--miec z kims beef which is a calque of an English phrase to have beef with somebody.
(1) Il est a noter que la troupe elle-meme dans sa publicite et ses documents utilise le nom sans article : << Unitheatre >> sans doute inconsciemment calque sur l'anglais et selon l'usage habituel sur le campus de raccourcir le nom des institutions et des troupes de theatre en omettant l'article, tels << Greystone >> et << Saint Thomas Moore >>.
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.