homage

英 ['hɒmɪdʒ] 美 ['hɑmɪdʒ]
  • n. 敬意;尊敬;效忠
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home+age  家里年长的人受尊敬
1. "allegiance or respect for one's feudal lord," from homme "man," from Latin homo (genitive hominis) "man"
2. homicide => homage.
homage 敬辞

来自古法语homage,对领主的效忠,来自拉丁语homo,人,词源同human.原指中世纪时下属或封臣对领主的效忠仪式,即“我是你的人”,该词与fealty的区别在于,homage为对单一领主的效忠,而fealty可以是对不同领主的忠诚。

homage (n.)
late 13c., from Old French homage (12c., Modern French hommage) "allegiance or respect for one's feudal lord," from homme "man," from Latin homo (genitive hominis) "man" (see homunculus). Figurative sense of "reverence, honor shown" is from late 14c. As a verb, from 1590s (agent noun homager is from c. 1400).
1. The kings of France paid homage to no one.
法国国王不对任何人效忠。

来自《权威词典》

2. Homage was paid to the great sages buried in the city.
向安葬在此城市的圣哲们表示敬意.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. We pay homage to the genius of Shakespeare.
我们对莎士比亚的天才表示敬仰.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. They bowed in homage to the Unknown Soldiers.
他们向无名烈士墓鞠躬致敬.

来自《现代英汉综合大词典》

5. At his coronation he received the homage of kings from Wales, Northumbria and Scotland.
在他的加冕典礼上,威尔士、诺森布里亚和苏格兰的国王向他宣誓效忠。

来自柯林斯例句

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