- hiatus[hiatus 词源字典]
- hiatus: see yawn
[hiatus etymology, hiatus origin, 英语词源]
- hiatus (n.)
- 1560s, "break or opening in a material object," from Latin hiatus "opening, aperture, rupture, gap," from past participle stem of hiare "to gape, stand open" (see yawn (v.)). Sense of "gap or interruption in events, etc." is first recorded 1610s.