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  • loan word — noun A word taken into one s own language from another language, generally with slight adaptation • • • Main Entry: ↑loan * * * loan word, a word borrowed from another language, especially a foreign word that has become naturalized. Examples:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • loan word — n. word which is taken from another language …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loan word — /ˈloʊn wɜd/ (say lohn werd) noun a word of one language adopted into another at any period in history, for example wine (into Old English from Latin), blitz (into Modern English from German). Also, loanword. {translation of German Lehnwort} …   Australian English dictionary

  • loan-word — См. parola importata …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • Loan word — Заимствованное слово …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • loan — (n.) mid 13c., from O.N. lan, related to lja to lend, from P.Gmc. *laikhwniz (Cf. O.Fris. len thing lent, M.Du. lene, Du. leen loan, fief, O.H.G. lehan, Ger. Lehn fief, feudal tenure ), originally to let have, to leave (to someone), from PIE *lei …   Etymology dictionary

  • loan — [13] Old English had a noun lǣn, a close relative of the verb lǣnan (precursor of modern English lend). It meant ‘gift’, but it died out before the Middle English period, and was replaced by the related Old Norse lán, which has become modern… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • loan´er — loan1 «lohn», noun, verb. –n. 1. the act of lending: »She asked for the loan of his pen. 2. money lent: »He asked his brother for a small loan. 3. anything that is lent: »The bicycle was only a loan from a friend and had to be returned that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • loan´a|ble — loan1 «lohn», noun, verb. –n. 1. the act of lending: »She asked for the loan of his pen. 2. money lent: »He asked his brother for a small loan. 3. anything that is lent: »The bicycle was only a loan from a friend and had to be returned that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • word — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 unit of language ADJECTIVE ▪ two letter, three letter, etc. ▪ monosyllabic, polysyllabic ▪ two syllable, three syllable …   Collocations dictionary

  • word — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Written communication Nouns 1. word, term, expression, locution, linguistic unit or form, word form, lexeme; homonym, synonym, antonym, heteronym, homophone; syllable, monosyllable, polysyllable; stem,… …   English dictionary for students

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