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Indecipherability of Archaic Languages. By: Ashley Williamson B4 2/19/14. What do these terms mean?. Indecipherability: not understandable; incomprehensible. Archaic : words or phrases that are not used as much as they used to be

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indecipherability of archaic languages

Indecipherability of Archaic Languages

By: Ashley Williamson B4 2/19/14

what do these terms mean
What do these terms mean?
  • Indecipherability: not understandable; incomprehensible.
  • Archaic: words or phrases that are not used as much as they used to be
  • Archaic Language: a language that is no longer used or not used as much
why are archaic languages usually indecipherable
Why are Archaic Languages Usually Indecipherable?
  • Some of these languages are so old that they have become difficult or unable to translate
  • Few to no native or fluent speakers
  • Through language changes (Old--Middle--Modern)
  • Some are still studied, but they are not spoken on a regular, everyday basis (Latin)
examples of archaic languages
Examples of Archaic Languages:
  • Old and Middle Dutch
  • Ottoman Empire Turkish (very close to Persian and Arabic)
  • Lithuanian
  • Celtic
  • Eastern Germanic Languages
archaic words
Archaic Words
  • Gardyloo
  • Puissant
  • Sweven
  • Pismire
  • Ambodexter
  • Contumelius
  • Excogigate
  • Galimaufry
  • Septentrional
  • Twattling
  • Zenzizenzizenzic
  • Cozen
  • Hugger-Mugger
  • Welkin
  • Attercop
  • Equipollent
  • Apricity
  • Dwimmer-crafty
  • Sanguinolent
  • Pizzle
lithuanian
Lithuanian
  • Most archaic of the Indo-European Languages and very useful for studying Indo-European linguistics
  • Still “alive”, over 3 million speakers
star trek universe french archaic language
Star trek universe: French Archaic Language?

http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/French_language

sources
SOurCES

http://listverse.com/2011/10/21/20-great-archaic-words/

http://www.lituanus.org/1969/69_3_02.htm

http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/French_language

https://www.usingenglish.com/glossary/archaic.html

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archaic?show=0&t=1393467218

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