hearken

heark(hark)-en

v.傾聽 [to give heed or attention to what is said; listen.]

ps. hearken是一個使用在文學上的字,一般講聽用"hear"、"listen"就可以了。這就像" 襤褸 "或者是" 破衣 "的關係一樣。另外hark的意思也是聽的意思。

ex. to hearken to his complaint.

 

 

 

 

 

hearten

heart-en

v.激勵 [to give courage or confidence to; cheer.]

ex. He will have been heartened by the telephone opinion poll published yesterday.

 

 

 

 

 

heartrending

heart-rend(分裂)-ing

adj.令人心碎的 [causing or expressing intense grief, anguish, or distress.]

ex. heartrendingly beautiful painting.
令人心碎地美麗的繪畫

 

 

 

 

 

heavy-handedness

heavy-hand-ed-ness

n.笨手笨腳

 

 

 

 

 

heckle [hackle]

v.詰問;激烈質問( 通過問題來干擾別人) [to harass (a public speaker, performer, etc.) with impertinent questions, gibes, or the like]

ex. 在下面的影片中,Obama在演說時,後面有觀眾一直用海報、問題干擾,Obama說:「hold on, 等等會有機會給你們問問題的」

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hectic

adj.忙亂的;鬧哄哄的 [Characterized by intense activity, confusion, or haste]

ex. Chinese New year is the most hectic time of the year for parents.

ex. I had a hectic day in the office.

 

字源:最早的源頭可以推到 hech( have) - tic

 

 

hectic   a.忙亂的;鬧哄哄的

heckle  v.激烈質問

As reporters heckled him, the situation became hectic right away.
記者一質問,現場馬上就鬧哄哄的

 

 

 

 

 

 

hector

n. [a bully.]

v. [To intimidate or dominate in a blustering way. ]

 

hector   n.恃強凌弱的人[bully]

doctor   n.醫生

醫生之前是個恃強凌弱的人
This doctor was a hector before.

 

ps. Hector

Hector在荷馬(700BC左右的一位盲詩人)的《Iliad》故事中,他是特洛伊的王子,也是Priam與Hecuba最大的兒子,但最後被Achilles殺了。

(看電影時間~~)

 

 

 

 

 

 

hedge

n.籬笆 [a row of bushes or small trees planted close together, esp. when forming a fence or boundary]

ex. They planted a hedge around the garden.

v.用樹籬笆圍住 [To enclose or bound with or as if with hedges.]

v.兩面下注以防損失(中文很難翻出原本的意思)[To minimize or protect against the loss of by counterbalancing one transaction, such as a bet, against another.]

ex. hedge fund
避險基金

hedge:loss

 

ps.

hedgehog n.刺蝟 [hog=pig]

hedgehog vs. porcupine 他們倆個可是不同的動物唷(雖然長得滿像的@@)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hedonism

n. 享樂主義 [a school of philosophy which argues that pleasure has an ultimate importance and is the most important pursuit of humanity.]

ps. 享樂主義是所有動作皆可被一個人會產生的享受與痛楚所決定,力求將享樂與痛苦的距差增至最大,很像經濟學中的把效益拉到最高的意味。

 

聯想:he + do + ni + sm :他做你的SM..

字源:hedon在希臘文中的意思就是pleasure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

hedonist

n.享樂主義者  [a person whose life is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure and self-gratification.]

hedonist <> ascetic  n.禁慾者

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

heed

v.留心、注意 [ to give careful attention to]

n.留心、注意

ex. Take heed of these warnings.

ps. 世界上最小的貓的名字就叫做Heed. ( 官網 )

 

heed  v.留心、注意

deed  n.行為、行動

(Please heed that man's deed. 注意他的行為 )

 

 

 

 

 

hegemony

n.支配權, 領導權,霸權 [leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation.]

ex. Information Hegemony
由於現代科技及資訊媒體的蓬勃發展,使得西方傳播媒體文化散播全球,令很多非西方國家為了可能出現負面影響,深感不安。學術界也引起「文化帝國主義」的爭論。最新資訊霸權的名詞是:資訊恐怖主義。這是中國詮釋西方媒體對於西藏事件不公平報導的最新說法。

聯想: he + ge(t) + money -->他拿到錢,因此獲得領導權,霸權

字源:在希臘文中hegemon就是指leader的意思

hegemony <> lack of authority

 

 

 

 

 

 

heinous

adj.可憎的;兇惡的[hateful; odious; abominable; totally reprehensible]

音:恨你要死 -->可憎的;兇惡的

 

from 《邪惡帝國電玩》的台詞

Don't be nice.
Because the world is not nice.
It is complicated and it is messy.
It is overflowing with arrogance and greed and uncertainty.
It's a lot of heinous shit.

別當好人
因為這世界本來就不好
很複雜,一團亂
充滿著傲慢、貪婪、不確定
充滿著可憎的事物

 

 

 

 

 

heir

n.繼承人 [a person who inherits or has a right of inheritance in the property of another following the latter's death.]

ex. the lawful heir
合法繼承人

 

聯想:heir 字中有個her,從媽媽身上繼承下來

字源:heir 是從 L. heres 發展來的,其他的字比如說 heredity (n. 遺傳)

 

 

 

 

heirloom

heir-loom

n.祖傳遺物;傳家寶 [ a family possession handed down from generation to generation.]

ex. She treasured the brooch because it was an heirloom.
她把這枚飾針視為珍寶,因為這是祖上傳下來的。

heir=繼承人,loom=織布機(引申成寶物之類)

 

ps.國片《The heirloom》or《宅變》(2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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