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英语(English)

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替代形式(Alternative forms)

词源(Etymology)

From Old English Bryttisc (Britons).[1] The spelling with single -t- appears in the 13th century under the influence of Latin Britannia, but spelling with -tt- persists alongside -t- during the 13th to 17th centuries.

In reference to the island of Great Britain from ca. 1400 (Latin natio Anglica sive Britannica, Brittisshe occean 1398, the Britishe nacion 1548). As a noun, referring to the British people, British soldiers, etc. from ca. 1600.

发音(Pronunciation)

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɹɪt.ɪʃ/
  • Hyphenation: Brit‧ish

专有名词(Proper noun)

British

  1. (with article, collective) The residents or inhabitants of Great Britain.
  2. (with article, collective) The citizens or inhabitants of the United Kingdom.
  3. (historical) The ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain before the Anglo-Saxon invasion.
    Synonym: Britons
  4. The Celtic language of the ancient Britons; Common Brittonic.
  5. (chiefly US) The British English language.

翻译(Translations)

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形容词(Adjective)

British (comparative more British, superlative most British)

  1. Of Britain.
  2. Of the United Kingdom.
  3. Of the Commonwealth of Nations, or the British Empire.
  4. (historical) Of the ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain; Brythonic.
  5. (historical) Of the British Isles.
  6. Of British English.

翻译(Translations)

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衍生词(Derived terms)

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来源参考(References)

  1. ^ British” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

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