英语学习 单词

robin的意思

robin

英 ['rɒbɪn] 美 ['rɑbɪn]
  • n. 知更鸟

中文词源


robin 知更鸟

代称,来自人名 Robin.比较 petrel,来自人名 Peter.

英文词源


robin
robin: [15] Robin was borrowed from the French male first name Robin, a familiar form of Robert, which is first recorded as a bird-name in the 15th century. It originally appeared in English, in the mid-15th century, in the expression robin redbreast, and robin was not used on its own until about a hundred years later. Since then its has gradually ousted the native ruddock (a relative of red) as the standard term for the bird. (The name Robert, incidentally, is of Germanic origin, and means etymologically ‘famebright’.)
robin (n.)
common European songbird, 1540s, shortening of Robin Redbreast (mid-15c.), from masc. personal name Robin, also (in reference to the bird) in the diminutive form robinet. Redbreast alone for the bird is from early 15c., and the Robin might have been added for the alliteration. It ousted the native ruddock. In North America, the name was applied to the red-breasted thrush by 1703. Robin's egg as a shade of blue is attested from 1881.
Robin
masc. proper name, from Old French Robin, diminutive of Robert (q.v.). Robin Goodfellow "sportive elf of the English countryside," is first attested 1530s, popular 16-17c.; Robin Hood is at least from late 14c.

双语例句


1. Secret Service officer Robin Thompson spoke on behalf of his colleagues.
特工处官员罗宾·汤普森代表他的同僚发表了讲话。

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2. Robin didn't feel good about herself as a person.
罗宾不喜欢自己的为人。

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3. I asked Robin Balfour and Derek Haig to propose and second me.
我请罗宾·鲍尔弗和德里克·黑格提名并支持我。

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4. Robin said pompously that he had an important business appointment.
罗宾傲慢地说他有一个重要的工作约会。

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5. Robin opened some champagne.
罗宾开了一些香槟。

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