- adj. 正统的；传统的；惯常的；东正教的
- n. 正统的人；正统的事物
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1、ortho- "right, true, correct" + dox-.
- orthodox:  Greek orthós meant ‘straight, correct’ (it enters into numerous English compounds, including orthography ‘correct spelling’  and orthopaedic ). Greek dóxa meant ‘opinion’; it was derived from the verb dokein ‘think’. Put them together and you got orthódoxos ‘having the right opinion’, which passed into English via ecclesiastical Latin orthodoxus.
- orthodox (adj.)
- mid-15c., of opinions, faith, from Late Latin orthodoxus, from Greek orthodoxos "having the right opinion," from orthos "right, true, straight" (see ortho-) + doxa "opinion, praise," from dokein "to seem," from PIE root *dek- "to take, accept" (see decent). As the name of the Eastern Church, first recorded in English 1772; in reference to a branch of Judaism, first recorded 1853.
- 1. It doesn't sound exactly orthodox, if I may say so.
- 2. Payne gained a reputation for sound, if orthodox, views.
- 3. Karouzos's poetry shows a profound preoccupation with the Orthodox Church.
- 4. These people are predominantly Russian Orthodox by religion.
- 5. They are orthodox Jews.
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