campaign

n.戰役

n.活動

  ex. The city hall is planning to start a campaign against smoking.

n.競選運動

 

字源: L. camp(us) field

camp ( n.田野,營地 ) ,aign名詞後綴→營地→備戰的地方

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

canary

n.金絲雀

n. [Slang. a female singer, esp. with a dance band.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

candid & candor

candid

cand(shining white)-id  ex.candle 蠟燭

adj.坦率的,直言的

  ex. To be candid, I don't like your hairstyle.

adj.公正的,公平的 honest; impartial

  ex. This is really a candid decision.

 

 

 

 

 

candor

cand(shining white)-or

n.坦率

n.公正

   ex. The first American president, George Washington, has a good reputation of candor. The story is that he chopped down his father's favorite cherry tree and admitted the deed when questioned.  "I can't tell a lie, Pa." (Apr. 2014 add)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

candidate & candidacy

candidate

cand(shining white)-id-ate

n.候選人 [a person who seeks an office, honor, etc]

 

字源:古羅馬的候選人都要穿白色的寬外袍

Office-seekers in ancient Rome wore white togas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

candidacy

cand(shining white)-id-acy

n.候選資格

n.候選狀態 state of being a candidate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cane

n.柺杖

n.甘蔗 or sugar cane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

canine

adj.犬科的 [like a dog; pertaining to or characteristic of dogs]

  ex. canine loyalty.

 

from L.canis dog + -īnus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

canny

can + y

adj.精明的  [careful, skilled, shrewd]

  ex. a canny reply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

canon & canonical

canon

 n.(教會的)教規

n.(教會認定的)正典,經典聖經

  考古:canon:orthodoxy  聖典要求正統

字源:from Latin canōn, rule

 

 

 

 

 

 

canonical

canon-ical

adj.根據教會之法規的 pertaining to, established by, or conforming to a canon

adj.標準的;權威的 authorized; recognized;ex. canonical works.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

canopy

n. [a cloth covering suspended over a bed ]

  ps. any overhanging covering都可以說成canopy,像是樹葉所構成的canopy

n.(建築物入口處的)遮雨篷

  ps.還記得 awning n.(門窗等前面的)涼篷

 

字源:The Greek word that's at the root of canopy is konopeion, which means "Egyptian couch with mosquito curtains."

 

canopy•cover 遮篷用以遮蓋

 

 

 

 

 

 

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