Terpsichore

[tə:p'sikəri]
  • n. 忒耳西科瑞(司舞蹈和合唱的女神)
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Terpsichore 古希腊神话中的歌舞女神

来自希腊语 Terpsikhore,歌舞女神,来自 PIE*trep,使满意,使享受,词源同 thrive,chorus,合 唱,歌舞。

Terpsichore (n.)
the muse of the dance, Greek Terpsikhore, literally "enjoyment of dance," from terpein "to delight" (from PIE root *terp- "to satisfy;" cognates: Sanskrit trpyati "takes one's fill," Lithuanian tarpstu "to thrive, prosper") + khoros "dance, chorus" (see chorus).