Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Olden"

The meaning of "Olden" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa An olden times phone.
I've got one up here.

up?
A: that person has a very old phone model. (posssibly a single dial landline )

Synonyms of "Olden" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre in olden times e in old times ?
A: Saying “olden days/times” usually implies a longer time ago than when you just say “old times”

You usually use “olden days” to reminisce about when life was simpler, and usually implies it was a long long time ago, sort of like using「昔」: ex: We had a delightful time talking about the olden days on his farm

And you can use “old times” to imply something not so long ago, like reminiscing about college with your friends: ex: let’s go have a drink for old times sake!

I hope that makes sense!

Other questions about "Olden"

Q: Those are olden times. Things are different now. soa natural?
A: × Those are olden times.
✓ Those were the old days. OR That was (from) a long time ago. OR That was in the old days.

Q: What does in olden times mean?Or how old is olden times?centuries ago?
A: A long time ago.

Usually a previous era, when you weren't even born.
Q: In olden days, as the new year upon, every household had become preoccupied with new year gifts, with pickling food, with personalising their houses. And of course, they had their new year gift-money to think of. soa natural?
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