1、archa- + -ic.
- archaic: see archives
- archaic (adj.)
- 1810, from or by influence of French archaique (1776), ultimately from Greek arkhaikos "old-fashioned," from arkhaios "ancient," from arkhe "beginning" (see archon). Archaical is attested from 1799.
- 1. And nothing was so irritating as the confident way he used archaic idiom.
- 2. Archaic practices such as these are usually put forward by people of limited outlook.
- 3. The company does some things in archaic ways, such as not using computers for bookkeeping.
- 这个公司有些做法陈旧, 如记账不使用电脑.
- 4. In fact, the rules were as unrealistic as they were archaic.
- 5. In practice the rules were as unrealistic as they were archaic.
[ archaic 造句 ]