- n. 圣人；贤人；哲人
- adj. 明智的；贤明的；审慎的
- n. (Sage)人名；(日)三下(姓)；(英)塞奇；(意)萨杰；(德)扎格；(法)萨热
来自古法语 sage,智慧的，博学的，来自 Gallo-Roman*sabius,来自拉丁语 sapere,品尝，品味， 鉴别，来自 PIE*sap,品尝，词源同 sap,savant,savor.引申诸相关词义。sage 鼠尾草
来自古法语 sauge, 鼠尾草， 来自拉丁语 salvus, 健康的， 来自 PIE*sol, 完整的， 词源同 salute,salvation,save.因这种植物的药用价值而得名。
- sage: see safe
- sage (n.1)
- kind of herb (Salvia officinalis), early 14c., from Old French sauge (13c.), from Latin salvia, from salvus "healthy" (see safe (adj.)). So called for its healing or preserving qualities (it was used to keep teeth clean and relieve sore gums, and boiled in water to make a drink to alleviate arthritis). In English folklore, sage, like parsley, is said to grow best where the wife is dominant. In late Old English as salvie, directly from Latin. Compare German Salbei, also from Latin.
- sage (adj.)
- "wise," c. 1300 (late 12c. as a surname), from Old French sage "wise, knowledgeable, learned; shrewd, skillful" (11c.), from Gallo-Roman *sabius, from Vulgar Latin *sapius, from Latin sapere "have a taste, have good taste, be wise," from PIE root *sap- "to taste" (see sap (n.1)). Meaning "characterized by wisdom" is from 1530s. Related: Sageness.
- sage (n.2)
- "man of profound wisdom," mid-14c., from sage (adj.). Originally applied to the Seven Sages -- Thales, Solon, Periander, Cleobulus, Chilon, Bias, and Pittacus.
- 1. Boil the water in the saucepan and add the sage.
- 2. I was grateful for the old man's sage advice.
- 3. The sage is the instructor of a hundred ages.
- 4. Not everybody is a sage. Who can be entirely free from error?
- 人非圣贤, 孰能无过?
- 5. Sage and mint are herbs.
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