English to Afrikaans Meaning :: archaic

argaies
Archaic :
argaïese
- argaïese
 

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Adjective(1) so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period(2) little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type

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(1) In short, the modernization of economic structures leads to a rise, rather than a decline, in archaic attitudes of mind.(2) Because they are short or perceived as popular, certain archaic words survive in newspaper usage: agog, foe, hustings, scribe, slay.(3) They may have translated the archaic terms into scientific-sounding language, but it's the same old vitalism, dressed up as quantum physics.(4) Vamedoe, in analysing ÔÇÿBoy Leading a HorseÔÇÖ, says the work had a kind of rigidity that made one think of the early archaic Greek sculptures of youth or adolescence.(5) Everyone notices all the specialized, archaic and dialect words in these books - catharpings, syllabub, marthambles and the like.(6) He may not use the archaic term, but we will get the idea anyway.(7) By discovering the archaic roots of Indian culture, he came to understand the deep structures of his own national folklore.(8) Given these changes, it would seem logical that the survey would become an obsolete, archaic technology in a postmodern world.(9) It's an archaic term that first appeared in 1812-and it's erroneously used to describe any lucky bounce, good or bad.(10) It is presumably their archaic method of manufacture which give them a cachet and makes them a suitable present for foreign friends.(11) Why can we not shun our archaic practices and methods and step into the new world.(12) Stephen Harrison has argued that although in archaic Greece the form was linked to religious and social contexts where it was sung, by the Roman period it came to be associated with a purely literary form.(13) The Summer Palace at Beijing with its archaic temples, pavilions, huge mansions, lakes etc. make a superb picnic spot.(14) The vigour and simplicity of the archaic Greek temple is partly a Romantic construct, as archaeologists now tell us that they were painted all sorts of garish colours.(15) I believe that the archaic attitudes that were displayed in the past are being whittled away very consistently, and that we are now moving quite strongly towards a very commercially focused industry.(16) It seeks to present ideas clearly, concisely, and directly, and to avoid legalese, archaic terms, and repetition.
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(1) archaic ::
argaïese
Synonyms
Adjective
1. obsolete ::
uitgediende
2. antediluvian ::
baie oud
3. primitive ::
primitief
Different Forms
archaic
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