lunedì 20 gennaio 2014

Vocabolario inglese illustrato. Lettera: E.

My wife has blue eyes
IL: 1. My wife has blue eyes. - 2. brown eye. || WB: noun: 1. «The organ of sight»; 2. «good discernent (either visually or as if visually»: she has a eye for fresh talent; he has an artist’s eye; 3. «attention to what is seen»: he tried to catch her eye; 4. «An area that is approximately central within some larger region»: they were in the eye of the storm; 5.  «a small hole or loop (as in a needle)»: he thread wouldn’t go through the eye. || Verb: look at. | Verbix: Present Indicative of to have: I have, you have, he has, we have, you have, they have. || ORIGIN: Middle English, from Old English eage, ēaġe, from Proto-Germanic auʒōn (compare West Frisian each, Dutch oog, German Auge, Swedish öga), from Proto-Indo-European h₃ekʷ- 'eye; to see' (compare Latin oculus, Tocharian A/B ak/ek, Lithuanian akìs, Old Church Slavonic oko, Albanian sy, Ancient Greek ōps 'eye, face', Armenian akn, Avestan aši 'eyes', Sanskrit ákṣi). Related to ogle. ||

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