CET6 TEM4 CET4 IELTS 考 研
1. port => Latin porta "gate, entrance, door" => Latin porticus "covered gallery, covered walk between columns, porch" => Old French porche "porch" => porch.
2. port => porch "covered entrance".
- porch:  Porch and portico  are ultimately the same word. Both go back to Italian portico, a descendant of Latin porticus ‘covered gallery or entry’, but whereas portico was borrowed directly, porch came via Old French porche. Porticus was derived from Latin porta ‘gate’, source of the port of English porthole.
=> port, portico
- porch (n.)
- c. 1300, "covered entrance," from Old French porche "porch, vestibule," from Latin porticus "covered gallery, covered walk between columns, arcade, portico, porch," from porta "gate, entrance, door" (see port (n.2)). The Latin word was borrowed directly into Old English as portic.
- 1. We'd eat during the hot summer evenings on the front porch.
- 2. She huddled inside the porch as she rang the bell.
- 3. I went out there on the front porch.
- 4. One morning we came upon an abandoned undernourished puppy on the porch.
- 5. There are thousands of pages of advertising on our porch.
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