英 美 [,ælɪg'zændɚ]
alex, 保护，词源同ark, 方舟，字母r,l音变。词根ander, 人，此处指人民。
- masc. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Alexandros "defender of men," from alexein "to ward off, keep off, turn (something) away, defend, protect" + aner (genitive andros) "man" (see anthropo-). The first element is related to Greek alke "protection, help, strength, power, courage," alkimos "strong;" cognate with Sanskrit raksati "protects," Old English ealgian "to defend." As a kind of cocktail, it is attested from 1930.
- 1. Alexander Lazarus is a food critic for the newspaper.
- 2. Mr Alexander is not the slightest bit coy about his ambitions.
- 3. She gave up her studies to have Alexander.
- 4. Alexander rolled up his trouser legs.
- 5. Alexander is a racist who refuses to employ blacks.
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