abbot

英 ['æbət]美 ['æbət]
abbot

中文词源

来自希腊语 abbas,来自亚拉姆语 abba(阿爸、神父),很显然这是一个拟声词,由于修道院是为天主教培训神父的学院,而该词就表示修道院的男性院长,即:男修道院院长,与之相对应的是 abbess(女修道院院长)。同源词:abba(阿爸、神父)、abbey(修道院)、 abbess(女修道院院长)。

英语词源

abbot
abbot: [OE] Abbot comes ultimately from abbā, a Syriac word meaning ‘father’ (which itself achieved some currency in English, particularly in reminiscence of its biblical use: ‘And he said, Abba, father, all things are possible unto thee’, Mark 14:36). This came into Greek as abbás, and thence, via the Latin accusative abbatem, into Old English as abbud or abbod.

The French term abbé (which i

权威例句

1. I wonder if I might have a word with Mr Abbot?
请问我能否和阿博特先生说几句话?

来自柯林斯例句

2. Abbot looked blank. "I don't quite follow, sir."
阿博特一脸茫然。“我没听明白,先生。”

来自柯林斯例句

3. All the priories were made directly subject to the abbot of Cluny.
所有小修道院都由克呂尼的院长直接管理.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. We will play a trick on the old abbot.
我们要跟老修道院长开个玩笑.

来自辞典例句

5. The good Abbot of Holywood is a strong pillar to the weak.
“圣林”修道院的主持是弱者的万无一失的靠山.

来自辞典例句

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