hoof

英 [huːf] 美 [huf]
  • vi. 步行;踢;跳舞
  • vt. 用蹄踢;步行
  • n. 蹄;人的脚
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1. (记)根据读音记忆→护肤→牛马的蹄就是用来保护它们脚上的皮肤的→蹄.
2. PIE root *kop- "to beat, strike" => hoof, hatchet, syncope.
3. hook + foot => hoof.
4. hoop + foot => hoof.
5. => 圆形的脚 =》 蹄。
hoof

来自古英语hof,蹄,来自PIE*kop,击,打,砍,词源同hatchet.

hoof (n.)
Old English hof "hoof," from Proto-Germanic *hofaz (cognates: Old Saxon, Old Frisian hof, Old Norse hofr, Danish hov, Dutch hoef, German Huf "hof"), from PIE *kop- "to beat, strike" (cognates: Sanskrit saphah "hoof"). For spelling, see hood (n.1).
hoof (v.)
"to walk" (hoof it), first attested 1640s, from hoof (n.); slang meaning "to dance" is 1920, American English (implied in hoofer). Related: Hoofed; hoofing.
1. I thought he would show the cloven hoof sooner or later.
我早就认为他迟早会原形毕露的.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

2. The horse snorted and stamped its hoof impatiently.
这匹马呼哧呼哧地喷着气,不耐烦地跺着蹄子.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. Let's hoof it to the park.
我们步行到公园去 吧.

来自《现代英汉综合大词典》

4. The last bus had gone so we had to hoof it home.
末班公共汽车已经开走了,我们只好走回家.

来自辞典例句

5. Let's hoof it to the supermarket.
我们步行到超级市场去 吧.

来自辞典例句

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