英 ['stəʊə] 美
  • n. 柱廊;拱廊
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stoa 古希腊建筑的拱廊,柱廊

来自希腊语 stoa,柱子,走廊,来自 PIE*sta,站,站立,词源同 stand,stoic.

stoa (n.)
"portico," c. 1600, from Greek stoa "colonnade, corridor," from PIE *sta- "to stand" (see stet). A name given in Athens to several public buildings. The ancient stoa was "usually a detached portico, often of considerable extent, generally near a public place to afford opportunity for walking or conversation under shelter" [Century Dictionary].