简明英汉词典

neither
[5naiTE, 5ni:TE]
adj.
pron.两者都不
conj.
既不...又不, 也不

美国传统词典[双解]

neither
nei.ther
AHD:[n?“Y…r, no“-]
D.J.[6ni8H*, 6nai-]
K.K.[6niH+, 6na!-]
adj.(形容词)
Not one or the other; not either:
两者都不是的:非两者中的一个或另一个的;两个都不是的:
Neither shoe feels comfortable.
两只鞋都感觉不舒服
pron.(代词)
Not either one; not the one or the other:
两者都不:非两者之一;不是这个,也不是另一个:
Neither of the twins is here. Neither will do. Neither of them is incorrect.
那对双胞胎都不在这里;两个都不行;他俩都对
conj.(连接词)

(1)

Not either; not in either case. Used with the correlative conjunction nor :
均非:不是两者中的任一个;不在任一种情况下。和相关连词nor 连用:
Neither we nor they want it. She neither called nor wrote. I got neither the gift nor the card.
我们和他们都不要它。她既没打电话也没写信来。我既没得到礼物,也没得到贺卡

(2)

Also not:
也不:
If he won't go, neither will she.
若他不去,她也不去
adv.(副词)
Similarly not; also not:
也不:一样不;也不:
Just as you would not, so neither would they.
正如你们不愿意一样,他们也不会答应的

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English n33hw?ther} influenced by ?ghw?ther, ?gther [either] * see either
源自 古英语 n33hw?ther} 受 ?ghw?ther的影响, ?gther [也] *参见 either

(3)

n3} [not] * see ne
n3} [不是的] *参见 ne

(4)

hw?ther [which of two] * see k wo-
hw?ther [两个中的那一个] *参见 k wo-

用法

(1)

According to the traditional rule, neither is used only to mean “not one or the other of two.” To refer to “none of several,” none is preferred:
按传统规则,neither 只用于表示“不是这个也不是另一个”。 要指“多个中一个也没有”时最好用none :
None (not neither ) of the three opposition candidates would make a better president than the incumbent. ·
三位反对党总统候选人中的任何一个 (不用 neither ) 都比在任者强。 ·

(2)

The traditional rule also holds that neither is grammatically singular:
传统规则还认为neither 在语法上是单数:
Neither candidate is having an easy time with the press.
每一位候选人都被记者百般纠缠。

(3)

However, it is often used with a plural verb, especially when followed by of and a plural:
但它常跟复数动词连用,尤其当后跟of 和一个复数名词时:
Neither of the candidates are really expressing their own views. ·
没有一位候选人真实地表达出他们的观点。 ·

(4)

As a conjunction neither is properly followed by nor, not or, in formal style:
作为一个连词,在正式文体中neither 后宜跟 nor 而不是 or :
Neither prayers nor curses (not or curses ) did any good. See Usage Note at either, every, he 1none, nor 1or 1
祈祷和咒语(而不用 or curses ) 都不会起任何作用 参见 eithereveryhe1nonenor1or1

现代英汉词典

neither
[5naITE(r), 5ni:TE(r)]
adj., pron.
两者都不,不…也不…
"Which of the books did you like?" "Neither (of them)! They were both dull."
“你喜欢哪本书?”“都不喜欢!两本都很枯燥。”
Neither of us enjoy getting up early.
我们俩谁也不喜欢早起。
Neither of us spoke during the journey.
在旅途中两个人都没开口。
Neither of the two boys has passed the geography examination.
两个男孩子中没有一个地理考试及格。
Neither of them had their tickets.
他们都没有票。

词性变化

neither
adv.
也不
I know you want a bigger house, but that's neither here nor there, we can't afford it now.
我知道你想要一幢大一点的房子,但你说了也没有用,因为我们现在买不起。
He answered me, but he spoke neither slowly nor clearly.
他回答了我的问题,但是他说得又快又不清楚。
‘I can't swim!’ ‘Neither can I!’
“我不会游泳!”“我也不会!”

neither
conj.
既不;也不
The first one was not good, neither was the second (one).
第一个不好,第二个也不好。
He doesn't smoke neither does he drink.
他既不抽烟也不喝酒。

现代英汉综合大辞典

neither
[5naiTE, 5ni:TE]
adv.

(1)

也不

(2)

[口](=either)也
You don't like this book. Neither do I.
你不喜欢这本书, 我也不喜欢。
The enemy troop couldn't make any advance, and neither could they retreat.
敌军进退两难。
I don't know that neither.
那个我也不知道。

词性变化

neither
[5naiTE, 5ni:TE]
adj.
[与单数名词或代词连用]即非此又非彼的; (两者)都不的
Neither statement is true.
(=Neither of the statements is true.)两种说法都不正确。
On neither side of the street are there any trees.
街道两旁都没有什么树木。
Neither book is satisfactory.
两本书都不令人满意.
He took neither side in the quarrel.
在争吵中他任何一方都不参加。
In neither case will he come.
不论在哪种情况下, 他都不会来。

neither
[5naiTE, 5ni:TE]
conj.
[与nor配合使用]两者都不...; 既不...(也不)(谓语通常与最近一个名词[代词]相一致)
neither for nor against
既不赞成也不反对
Neither you nor I am wrong.
你和我都没错。
Neither you nor I, nor anybody else knows the answer.
你, 我, 其他任何人都不知道这答案。
Neither could theory do without practice, nor could practice do without theory.
理论没有实践不行, 实践没有理论也不行。

neither
[5naiTE, 5ni:TE]
pron.
二者都不
Neither was satisfactory.
二者都不使人满意。
I like neither.
我两个都不喜欢。
Neither of these words is correct.
这两个词都不正确。
I know neither of them.
他们两个人我都不认识。

习惯用语

neither ...nor...
既不...也不...

英文相关词典

neither
either    

美国传统词典

neither
nei.ther
AHD:[n?“Y…r, no“-]
D.J.[6ni8H*, 6nai-]
K.K.[6niH+, 6na!-]
adj.
Not one or the other; not either:
Neither shoe feels comfortable.
pron.
Not either one; not the one or the other:
Neither of the twins is here. Neither will do. Neither of them is incorrect.
conj.

(1)

Not either; not in either case. Used with the correlative conjunction nor :
Neither we nor they want it. She neither called nor wrote. I got neither the gift nor the card.

(2)

Also not:
If he won't go, neither will she.
adv.
Similarly not; also not:
Just as you would not, so neither would they.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English n33hw?ther} influenced by ?ghw?ther, ?gther [either] * see either

(3)

n3} [not] * see ne

(4)

hw?ther [which of two] * see k wo-

用法

(1)

According to the traditional rule, neither is used only to mean “not one or the other of two.” To refer to “none of several,” none is preferred:
None (not neither ) of the three opposition candidates would make a better president than the incumbent. ·

(2)

The traditional rule also holds that neither is grammatically singular:
Neither candidate is having an easy time with the press.

(3)

However, it is often used with a plural verb, especially when followed by of and a plural:
Neither of the candidates are really expressing their own views. ·

(4)

As a conjunction neither is properly followed by nor, not or, in formal style:
Neither prayers nor curses (not or curses ) did any good. See Usage Note at either, every, he 1none, nor 1or 1

英汉化学大词典

neither
adj.两者都不;prep.两者都不

英汉计算机大词典

neither
adj.两者都不;prep.两者都不

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