- vi. 下毛毛雨
- vt. 下毛毛雨
- n. 细雨，毛毛雨
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1. PIE root *dhreu- "fall, drip, droop" => Old English dreosan (past participle droren) "fall" => Middle English dresen "fall".
2. PIE root *dhreu- "fall, drip, droop" => Proto-Germanic *drup- "fall, drop".
3. 由此推出同源词：drown; dreary; drizzle, drowsy; drip, drop, droop.
4. drizzle 毛毛雨 “毛毛雨追着人走”
- drizzle: see dreary
- drizzle (v.)
- 1540s, perhaps an alteration of drysning "a falling of dew" (c. 1400), from Old English -drysnian, related to dreosan "to fall," from PIE root *dhreu- (see drip (v.)). Or perhaps a frequentative of Middle English dresen "to fall," from Old English dreosan. Related: Drizzled; drizzling. As a noun, from 1550s.
- 1. Drizzle the remaining dressing over the duck and salad.
- 2. The drizzle had now stopped and the sun was breaking through.
- 3. Drizzle them with warmed extra virgin olive oil.
- 4. Yesterday the radio forecast drizzle, and today it is indeed raining.
- 昨天预报有小雨, 今天果然下起来了.
- 5. The shower tailed off into a drizzle.
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