English to Afrikaans Meaning :: archaism

Archaism :
argaïsme
- argaïsmearchaisms
 

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Noun(1) the use of an archaic expression

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(1) I'll miss the ÔÇÿprinces and potentatesÔÇÖ language; I think there's a place in ceremony and ritual for a touch of archaism .(2) The question of stylistic eclecticism and deliberate archaism also appears in Bergstein's book on the Florentine sculptor Nanni di Banco.(3) His translation of ÔÇÿEspergesiaÔÇÖ as ÔÇÿEpexegesisÔÇÖ captures the power of this impossible word which some interpreters have considered to be a neologism and others an elusive archaism .(4) The crux of the dispute is whether Ptolemy was the mainstream and Dorotheus the breakaway development, or Dorotheus the mainstream and Ptolemy a deliberate attempt at archaism , perhaps for artistic reasons.(5) The word ÔÇÿapparencyÔÇÖ draws attention to itself as a Latinate archaism , witty and precise.(6) Anno DominiÔÇÖ is at least honest about its cultural specificity, and its being an archaism can only make it more arbitrary, which is all to the good.(7) It sounds like all the songs were recorded ten years ago, left in a vault to mature to archaism and then brought out in a fit of nostalgia.(8) The advantages of modern dress are many, but contemporary dress in English-speaking performances comes at the price of a conflict between the archaism of the language and the modernity of the clothes.(9) Mozart's use of archaism(10) The terminology of appearance and essence in Lukacs' critique of expressionism thus echoed his analysis of the outer archaism and inner modernity of naturalism.(11) Their studios became the centre of Roman revivalist art, and the archaism of their style was admired by many foreign artists, including Ingres, Ford Madox Brown, and William Dyce, whose influence inspired the English Pre-Raphaelites.(12) ÔÇÿMuch depends,ÔÇÖ Richard Sieburth remarks in a recent essay on Pound's Cavalcanti, ÔÇÿon how one chooses to interpret archaism as a poetic practiceÔÇÖ.(13) But it does not follow that Aristotle was not at bottom a systematic thinker; and the theory of science expounded in the Posterior Analytics cannot be dismissed as an irrelevant archaism , a genuflection to Plato's ghost.(14) On the other hand, there is no law against deliberate archaism .(15) Language, never a Miller forte, is particularly troubling here: modern, but with a light dusting of archaism , which rings artificial.(16) I have always seen the position of the traditional mayor as an amusing archaism .
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1. archaism ::
argaïsme
2. fossil ::
fossiel
Different Forms
archaism, archaisms
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