helpmeet

英 ['helpmi:t] 美
  • n. 合作者;伙伴;配偶
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来自圣经an help meet for Adam,即Eve.help,帮助,meet,古义形容词匹配的,合适的,词源同match.后来连写在一起,再后来讹误成helpmate.

helpmeet (n.)
as two words in the 1611 Bible, a noun-adjective phrase; hyphenated and mistaken as a modified noun by 1670s; see helpmate.
1. His wife, Electra , was a capable helpmeet.
他的妻子 爱勒克特 是个能干的内助.

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