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词根arith, 计算，词源同read, 读，计算。-m, 插入鼻音字母。
- arithmetic: see algorithm
- arithmetic (n.)
- mid-13c., arsmetike, from Old French arsmetique (12c.), from Latin arithmetica, from Greek arithmetike (tekhne) "(the) counting (art)," fem. of arithmetikos "of or for reckoning, arithmetical," from arithmos "number, counting, amount," from PIE root *re(i)- "to reason, count" (cognates: Old English, Old High German rim "number;" Old Irish rim "number," dorimu "I count;" Latin ritus "religious custom;" see read).
Originally in English also arsmetrik, on folk etymology from Medieval Latin ars metrica; spelling corrected early 16c. Replaced native tælcræft, literally "tell-craft."
- 1. They will concentrate on teaching the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic.
- 2. The budgetary arithmetic suggests that government borrowing is set to surge.
- 3. He's not very good at arithmetic.
- 4. John was competing against James for the prize in arithmetic.
- 5. An educational system which fails to teach basic arithmetic is seriously deficient.
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