- n. 座位；会众；教堂内的靠背长凳
- vt. 排座位
- n. (Pew)人名；(英)皮尤
- pew:  Historically, pew and podium are the same word. Both go back ultimately to Greek pódion ‘small foot, base’, a diminutive form of poús ‘foot’ (a distant relative of English foot). This passed into Latin as podium ‘raised place, balcony’, acquired directly by English as podium . Its plural podia passed into English via Old French puie ‘raised seat, balcony’ as pew.
This was originally used for a sort of raised enclosure in a church, court, etc. rather like a pulpit or dock; then for an enclosure in a church set aside for particular people to sit in (now known as a box pew); and finally (in the 17th century) for a church bench.
=> foot, pedal, podium
- pew (n.)
- late 14c., "raised, enclosed seat for certain worshippers" (ladies, important men, etc.), from Old French puie, puy "balcony, elevation," from Latin podia, plural of podium "elevated place," also "balcony in a Roman theater" (see podium). Meaning "fixed bench with a back, for a number of worshippers" is attested from 1630s.
- 1. Claire sat in the front pew.
- 2. Can't you find a pew somewhere?
- 你找不到座位 吗 ?
- 3. A 2006 Pew Research Centre study, Are we happy yet?
- Pew研究中心的一份2006年关于你还幸福 吗 ?
- 4. One in ten workers in Arizona is illegal, according to the Pew Hispanic Centre.
- 据Pew西班牙 裔中心的数据,在阿里桑纳州,每十个员工中就有一个是非法移民.
- 5. Only,'he added,'I'm glad I trod on Master Pew's corns;'
- 不过, ” 他说,接着又补充说, “ 我的马踩倒了皮武先生,我还是感到很高兴. ”
来自英汉文学 - 金银岛
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