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【preach】在多语言下的意思、翻译、词源、用法、例句

See also: preaçh and préach

英语(English)

词源(Etymology)

From Middle English prechen, from Old French prëechier, precchier (Modern French prêcher), from Latin praedicō. Doublet of predicate.

The Latin word is also the source of Old English predician (to preach), Saterland Frisian preetje (to preach), West Frisian preekje (to preach), Dutch preken (to preach), German Low German preken (to preach), German predigen (to preach), Danish prædike (to preach), Swedish predika (to preach), Icelandic prédika (to preach), Norwegian Nynorsk preika (to preach).

发音(Pronunciation)

  • IPA(key): /pɹiːt͡ʃ/
  • Rhymes: -iːtʃ

动词(Verb)

preach (third-person singular simple present preaches, present participle preaching, simple past and past participle preached or (nonstandard) praught)

  1. (intransitive) To give a sermon.
    • 1918, W[illiam] B[abington] Maxwell, chapter III, in The Mirror and the Lamp, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 4293071:
      One saint's day in mid-term a certain newly appointed suffragan-bishop came to the school chapel, and there preached on “The Inner Life.”  He at once secured attention by his informal method, and when presently the coughing of Jarvis [] interrupted the sermon, he altogether captivated his audience with a remark about cough lozenges being cheap and easily procurable.
    A learned local Muslim used to preach in the small mosque every Friday.
  2. (transitive) To proclaim by public discourse; to utter in a sermon or a formal religious harangue.
  3. (transitive) To advise or recommend earnestly.
  4. (transitive) To teach or instruct by preaching; to inform by preaching.
  5. (intransitive) To give advice in an offensive or obtrusive manner.

衍生词(Derived terms)

派生词(Descendants)

  • Manx: preaçh

关联词(Related terms)

翻译(Translations)

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名词(Noun)

preach (plural preaches)

  1. (obsolete) A religious discourse.

变位词(Anagrams)


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