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ellipsis  n.[文法] 省略   (省略某字後句子的意思仍然很清楚)

             [el=en(使) + lip(leave離開) + sis ]

             ex. I look the people (who are) sitting there.

ellipse   n.橢圓        (x2/a2) + (y2/b2) = 1

               [這個字是從ellipsis而來的,因為橢圓形狀的原故]           

             n.[古義]ellipsis

 

elliptic  adj.橢圓的

           adj.[文法]省略的

           adj.言語過簡而難懂的

 


elliptical = elliptic

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ellipsis

[el=en(使) + lip(leave離開) + sis ]

n.[文法] 省略   (省略某字後句子的意思仍然很清楚)

 ex. I look the people (who are) sitting there.

 

parenthesis:explanation=ellipsis:omission
括號表示解釋=省略號表示省略

 

elliptical

adj.橢圓的

adj.[文法]省略的

adj.言語過簡而難懂的 [ (of speech or writing) expressed with extreme or excessive economy]

 

elliptical <> palpable  adj.可觸知的,明顯的

 

 

elm

n.榆樹

 

 

 

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字根locutloqu是說的意思  (雖然locut較少見)

 

elocution       n.演說術 (在演講中風格、用詞和表達的藝術;像手勢、陰陽頓挫 ) = oratory (ps. 後來我覺得oratory有些許與elocution不同,oratory比較像是elocution與eloquence的綜合體,請見p.334)

eloquence     n.雄辯、能言善道     [Persuasive, powerful discourse.] 

eloquent    adj.雄辯的、能言善道的 [例如諸葛亮的雄辯]

 

interlocutor   n. 對話者

locution   n.獨特的措辭、慣用語 = idiom



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elocution

e(=ex-)-locut(speek)-ion

n.演說術 (在演講中風格、用詞和表達的藝術 ) = oratory [the study and practice of oral delivery, including the control of both voice and gesture.]

 

例如說,手勢、腔調

ex. 國文朗讀 = Chinese elocution

"The Art of War Chapter 1"
 

 

 

 

eloquence

ex-loqu(speak)-ence

 n.雄辯、能言善道 [Persuasive, powerful discourse;skilful use of  expressive language, esp to impress or persuade an audience] 

ex. 例如諸葛亮的雄辯

 

事實勝於雄辯-->Truth is better than the eloquence.

 

 

elongate

ex(out)-long-ate

v.伸長;延長 [ to draw out to greater length]

 ex. elongate the muscle, elongate the time.

 

 

elucidate

ex-lucid(clear)-ate

v.闡明;說明 [To make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify.]

 

abet:encouragement=elucidate:clarity
教唆的目的是鼓勵=闡明的目的是使清晰

 

 

ps.

lucid from light

lucid    adj.清楚易懂的 [easily understood] adj.透明的

lucidity n.清楚易懂 n..透明的

 

 

limpid  adj.透明的 (可以指文意暢達的)

 

 

elude

ex-lud(play)-e

v.巧妙地逃避  [to avoid or escape by speed, cleverness, trickery, etc; evade]

 ex. to elude capture.

v.(比喻)搞不清  [to escape the understanding, difficult to define or describe]

  ex. The answer eludes me.

 

elusive

ex-lus-ive  [play the tricky out of capture-->巧妙地逃避]

adj.逃避的,不好抓到的 [Tending to elude capture, perception, comprehension, or memory ]

  ex. In London late-night taxis are elusive and very expensive.

adj.難以解釋的,難以記起的 [Difficult to define or describe]

  ex. we all know the result of success, while the process is often elusive.

 

 

elusion     

n.巧妙地逃避 [the act of eluding]

n.比喻)搞不清

 

 

 

emaciate

v.使衰弱,使消瘦 [To make or become extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation.]

  ex.影養不良或得了不治之症 emaciate 人

 

聯想:ex +mac +iate: 為了買mac,一天只吃一餐,身體逐漸衰弱

 

 

emaciation

emaciate-ion

n.消瘦;憔悴 [ abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition or by disease.]

 

 

emanate

ex-man(hand)-ate  [放手]

v. 發出,散發 (ex. 氣體,光)[To come or send forth, as from a source]

  ex. light that emanated from a lamp

  ex. a stove that emanated a steady heat

 

 

ps.

lamp n.燈 [p比較像燈的形狀] 

lamb n.小羊

 

emancipate

ex-man(hand)-cip(take)-ate

v.解放;使不受束縛 [To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint]

  ex. emancipate somebody from slavery

 

補充:林肯

 

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