How to use Archaisms in a sentence
His style shows the African revolt of which we have already spoken, and in its medley of archaisms, Graecisms and Hebraisms reveals the strength of the disintegrating forces at work upon the Latin language.
Certain peculiarities in the language of the Pentateuch (xm for N ' r wn for rngv), which used to be regarded as archaisms, are to be explained as purely orthographical.
This Old Coptic, as it is termed, was still almost entirely free from Greek loanwords, and its strong archaisms are doubtless accounted for by the literary language, even in its most vulgar forms, having moved more slowly than the speech of the people.
Determining whether Shakespeare uses archaisms consciously requires a close examination of his language word by word.
He is on the whole a much clearer writer than 'āṇamoli and has tended to remove slight archaisms and awkwardnesses.Advertisement
We don't need to get rid of a few archaisms.
These are generally regarded as mere archaisms, and unfortunately the majority of them are in words of whose origin and meaning very little is known, so that (for all we can tell) in many the -s- may represent -ss- or -psas in osatu = Lat.