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English - Etymology

From _archaism_ (“ancient or obsolete phrase or expression”) or from French _archaïque_, ultimately from Ancient Greek _ἀρχαικός_ (arkhaikós, “old-fashioned”), from _ἀρχαῖος_ (arkhaîos, “from the beginning, antiquated, ancient, old”), from _ἀρχή_ (arkhḗ, “beginning, origin”), from _ἄρχω_ (árkhō, “I am first”).

From archaism (ancient or obsolete phrase or expression) or from French archaïque, ultimately from Ancient Greek ἀρχαικός (arkhaikós, old-fashioned), from ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîos, from the beginning, antiquated, ancient, old), from ἀρχή (arkhḗ, beginning, origin), from ἄρχω (árkhō, I am first).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (UK) IPA(key): /ɑː.ˈkeɪ.ɪk/ * (US) IPA(key): /ɑɹ.ˈkeɪ.ɪk/

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɑː.ˈkeɪ.ɪk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɑɹ.ˈkeɪ.ɪk/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

ARCHAIC (_plural_ ARCHAICS) * (archaeology, US, usually capitalized) A general term for the prehistoric period intermediate between the earliest period (‘Paleo-Indian’, ‘Paleo-American’, ‘American‐paleolithic’, _&c_.) of human presence in the Western Hemisphere, and the most recent prehistoric period (‘Woodland’, etc.). * 1958, Wiley, Gordon R., and Philip Phillips, _Method and Theory in American Archaeology_, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, page #107: [...] ARCHAIC Stage [...] the stage of migratory hunting and gathering cultures continuing into environmental conditions approximately those of the present. * (paleoanthropology) (A member of) an archaic variety of _Homo sapiens_. * 2009, _The Human Lineage_, page 432: [...] prefer the third explanation for the advanced-looking features of Neandertals (Chapter 7) and the Ngandong hominins (Chapter 6), but they have had little to say about the post-Erectine ARCHAICS from China.

archaic (plural archaics)

  1. (archaeology, US, usually capitalized) A general term for the prehistoric period intermediate between the earliest period (‘Paleo-Indian’, ‘Paleo-American’, ‘American‐paleolithic’, &c.) of human presence in the Western Hemisphere, and the most recent prehistoric period (‘Woodland’, etc.).
  2. (paleoanthropology) (A member of) an archaic variety of Homo sapiens.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

ARCHAIC (_comparative_ MORE ARCHAIC, _superlative_ MOST ARCHAIC) * Of or characterized by antiquity; old-fashioned, quaint, antiquated. * 1848, James Russel Lowell, _The Biglow Papers_: A person familiar with the dialect of certain portions of Massachusetts will not fail to recognize, in ordinary discourse, many words now noted in English vocabularies as ARCHAIC, the greater part of which were in common use about the time of the King James translation of the Bible. Shakespeare stands less in need of a glossary to most New Englanders than to many a native of the Old Country. * 1887, Barcley V. Head, _Historia Numorum A Manual Of Greek Numismatics_: There is in the best ARCHAIC coin work [of the Greeks] ... a strength and a delicacy which are often wanting in the fully developed art of a later age. * 1898, William Cowper Brann, _The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast_: Brann's compass of words, idioms and phrases harks back to the ARCHAIC and reaches forward to the futuristic. _Volume 1_ * (of words) No longer in ordinary use, though still used occasionally to give a sense of antiquity. * (archaeology) Belonging to the ARCHAIC period SYNONYMS * dated * obsolete * old fashioned DERIVED TERMS * archaically, archaism RELATED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

archaic (comparative more archaic, superlative most archaic)

  1. Of or characterized by antiquity; old-fashioned, quaint, antiquated.
  2. (of words) No longer in ordinary use, though still used occasionally to give a sense of antiquity.
  3. (archaeology) Belonging to the archaic period

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* archaic in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1914 * _The New Oxford Dictionary of English_, Oxford University Press, 1998


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