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erylon:

A loanword is a word taken from another language, such as ‘angst’ or ‘tsunami’ or ‘calque’.
A calque is a literal translation of a word from another language, such as rhinestone (from French caillou du Rhine) or blueblood (from Spanish sangre azul) or loanword (from German lehnwort).

    

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