What is another word for gallicism?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈalɪsˌɪzəm] (IPA)

Gallicism is a term used to refer to a word or a phrase borrowed from the French language that is not yet fully integrated into the English language. A synonym for "gallicism" is "Frenchism." This term also refers to a word or phrase borrowed from French, which is not yet completely naturalized into the English language. Another synonym for "gallicism" is "French loanword." The word "loanword" implies borrowing or adopting words from other languages. A variation of "gallicism" is "francism," which also refers to a French word or phrase used in the English language. Lastly, "French borrowings" is another synonym for "gallicisms," which signifies the adoption of French words and phrases by the English language over time.

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What are the hypernyms for Gallicism?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Gallicism?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for gallicism (as nouns)

Usage examples for Gallicism

It is a gallicism from the French "defendre."
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright"
Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
He, because of a favourite Radical godfather; I, because Honore is an inconvenient gallicism.
"Lucretia, Complete"
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
215. "This is not simply a gallicism, but a corruption of the French on; itself a corruption."
"The Grammar of English Grammars"
Goold Brown

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