- n. 戏剧，戏剧艺术；剧本；戏剧性事件
- n. (Drama)人名；(刚(金))德拉马
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来自PIE*dere, 工作，创作，来自PIE*dhe 的扩大形式，词源同do. 用来指戏剧。
- drama:  Etymologically, drama is simply ‘that which is done’ (in that respect it closely resembles act, which has the neutral, general meaning ‘do something’, as well as the more specific ‘perform on stage’). It comes via late Latin drāma from Greek drama, originally ‘deed, action’, and hence ‘play’. This was a derivative of the verb dran ‘do’, whose past participle was the ultimate source of English drastic .
- drama (n.)
- 1510s, from Late Latin drama "play, drama," from Greek drama (genitive dramatos) "play, action, deed," from dran "to do, act, perform" (especially some great deed, whether good or bad), from PIE *dere- "to work." Drama queen attested by 1992.
- 1. "Kathleen" was, as its 1892 subtitle asserted, "An Irish Drama".
- 2. Why are Geography, Drama, Art and English in the ascendant?
- 3. The drama takes an idealistic, even a naive view of the subject.
- 4. The meeting had all the ingredients of high political drama.
- 5. It carried off the Evening Standard drama award for best play.
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