简明英汉词典

menial
[5mi:njEl]
adj.
仆人的
n.
仆人

美国传统词典[双解]

menial
me.ni.al
AHD:[m?“n?-…l, m?n“y…l]
D.J.[6mi8ni8*l, 6mi8nj*l]
K.K.[6mini*l, 6minj*l]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Of or relating to work or a job regarded as servile.
仆役工作的:仆役之工作的或有关仆役工作的

(2)

Of, relating to, or appropriate for a servant.
仆人的:仆人的,有关仆人的或适合仆人的
n.(名词)

(1)

A servant, especially a domestic servant.
佣人:仆人,尤指家仆

(2)

A person who has a servile or low nature.
卑贱的人:奴性或卑下的人

语源

(1)

Middle English meinial [belonging to a household]
中古英语 meinial [属于家庭的]

(2)

from Anglo-Norman meignial
源自 英法语 meignial

(3)

from meignee [household]
源自 meignee [家庭]

(4)

from Vulgar Latin *m3?n3ta}
源自 俗拉丁语 *m3?n3ta}

(5)

from Latin m3?} m3nsi?n- [house] * see mansion
源自 拉丁语 m3?} m3nsi?n- [房屋] *参见 mansion

继承用法

menially
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

menial
[5mi:nIEl]
adj.

(1)

枯燥的;琐碎的;不重要的

(2)

仆人的;适合仆人的

词性变化

menial
n.
仆人;家仆;奴仆

现代英汉综合大辞典

menial
[5mi:njEl]
adj.

(1)

卑下的; 奴仆的, 仆人的

(2)

适于仆人的; 奴颜婢膝的

(3)

(工作、职业)不体面的, 乏味的
the menial work concerned in running a house
操持家务这类的粗活

词性变化

menial
[5mi:njEl]
n.
奴仆

继承用法

menially
adv.
奴仆似地, 奴颜婢膝地

美国传统词典

menial
me.ni.al
AHD:[m?“n?-…l, m?n“y…l]
D.J.[6mi8ni8*l, 6mi8nj*l]
K.K.[6mini*l, 6minj*l]
adj.

(1)

Of or relating to work or a job regarded as servile.

(2)

Of, relating to, or appropriate for a servant.
n.

(1)

A servant, especially a domestic servant.

(2)

A person who has a servile or low nature.

语源

(1)

Middle English meinial [belonging to a household]

(2)

from Anglo-Norman meignial

(3)

from meignee [household]

(4)

from Vulgar Latin *m3?n3ta}

(5)

from Latin m3?} m3nsi?n- [house] * see mansion

继承用法

menially
adv.

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