easel

英 ['iːz(ə)l] 美 ['izl]
  • n. 画架;黑板架
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1. ass (Latin asinus "ass") => easel. 但是拼法上受到了 ease 的影响。
2. The notion of loading a painting or canvas on to a wooden stand, much like as a burden is loaded on to a donkey, is echoed in the use of clotheshorse for a stand for hanging clothes on to dry or air (cf. sawhorse).
easel 画架

来自拉丁词asinus, 驴,见ass. 拼写受ease影响。在英语常见于用动物来代替某些具体物件名,比较sawhorse, 锯木架。

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easel: [17] Easel was borrowed from Dutch ezel, which means literally ‘donkey’ (it is related to English ass). The notion of loading a painting on to a stand, much as a burden is loaded on to a donkey, is echoed in the use of clotheshorse for a stand for hanging clothes on to dry or air.
=> ass
easel (n.)
1590s, from Dutch ezel "easel," originally "ass," from Middle Dutch esel, from Latin asinus "ass" (see ass (n.1)); the comparison being of loading a burden on a donkey and propping up a painting or canvas on a wooden stand (compare sawhorse, French chevalet, Italian cavalletto).
1. This is a well designed easel which folds up quickly and neatly.
这个画架设计得很好,可以迅速而整齐地折叠起来.

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2. He went round from easel to easel.
他一个画架一个画架来回转悠.

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3. I took it from the easel and held it up to the windows.
我把画从画架上取下来,把它举到窗户前.

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4. In the good weather there was always an artist with his easel.
在良好的天气总是一个艺术家与他的画架.

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5. In the good weather there was always an artist easel.
在天气好时,这总会有一个背着画架的画家.

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