英 [,empaɪ'riːən; -pɪ-; em'pɪrɪən]
em-, 进入，使。-pyr, 火，词源同pyre, fire. 原指最高天，纯火之地。参照汉语三昧真火。
- empyrean (n.)
- mid-14c. (as empyre), probably via Medieval Latin empyreus, from Greek empyros "fiery," from assimilated form of en (see en- (2)) + pyr "fire," from PIE root *paəwr- "fire" (see fire (n.)). As an adjective in English from early 15c. The etymological sense is "formed of pure fire or light." In ancient Greek cosmology, the highest heaven, the sphere of pure fire; later baptized with a Christian sense of "abode of God and the angels."
- 1. Here are some thoughts I about the story The Empyrean.
- 2. His thoughts floated then serenely in the empyrean.
- 3. Nor does falconry soar towards the empyrean and scud in the firmament to demonstrate His almightiness.
[ empyrean 造句 ]