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Rubbish asked in 社會與文化語言 · 9 years ago

classical 和 classic的差異

Classical mechanics為什麼除了稱作古典力學外,還可以翻成經典力學?classical = classic?

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  • 9 years ago
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    classic 的意思是「第一流的」、「典型的」、「經典式的」。

    classical 是(受希臘羅馬影響的)「古典(學派)的」。

    古典力學(classical mechanics) 應該用classical,而不是classic。

    所以我認為「古典力學」(classica lmechanics)不應該稱為「經典(??!)力學」。翻成「經典力學」的人一定是看不懂英文classic 和classical 的差別。

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