- n. 淡色；些许味道；风味
- vt. 微染；使带气息
CET6+ TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. ting- "dye" + -e.
2. => dye, color slightly.
来自拉丁语 tingere,染色，着色，词源同 taint,tincture.
- tinge:  Etymologically, tinge denotes ‘soak, moisten’. That is what its Latin source, tingere, originally meant. The notion of ‘colour’ comes from a secondary Latin sense, ‘dye’, which arose from the concept of ‘dipping in liquid dye’. The Latin past participle, tinctus, lies behind English taint , tincture , and tint .
=> taint, tincture, tint
- tinge (v.)
- late 15c., "to dye, color slightly," from Latin tingere "to dye, color" (see tincture). Related: Tinged. The noun is first recorded 1752.
- 1. Could there have been a slight tinge of envy in Eva's voice?
- 2. There was a tinge of condescension in her greeting.
- 3. His skin had an unhealthy greyish tinge.
- 4. The paper had a yellowish tinge because it was so old.
- 5. There was a tinge of sadness in her voice.
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