- n. 插入语,插入成分
- n. 圆括号
- n. 间歇，插曲
- parenthesis (n.)
- 1540s, "words, clauses, etc. inserted into a sentence," from Middle French parenthèse (15c.), from Late Latin parenthesis "addition of a letter to a syllable in a word," from Greek parenthesis, literally "a putting in beside," from parentithenai "put in beside," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + en- "in" + tithenai "put, place" (see theme). Sense extension by 1715 from the inserted words to the curved brackets that indicate the words inserted.
A wooden parenthesis; the pillory. An iron parenthesis; a prison. ["Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence," London, 1811]
- 1. In parenthesis, I'd say that there were two aspects to writing you must never lose sight of.
- 2. I should like to mention another point here by way of parenthesis.
- 3. I should like to mention this by way of parenthesis.
- 4. Items encapsulated in parenthesis are evaluated first and have the highest precedence.
- 5. A common syntax error is to omit a parenthesis.
[ parenthesis 造句 ]