Translation of "verse" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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versenoun

uk /vɜːs/ us /vɝːs/

[ U ] writing that is arranged in short lines with a regular rhythm; poetry

诗;诗歌;韵文
comic/light/satirical verse 打油/谐趣/讽刺诗
Shakespeare wrote mostly in verse. 莎士比亚主要用韵文来写作。

B2 [ C ] one of the parts that a poem or song is divided into

诗节;(歌曲的)节
Each verse was sung as a solo and then everyone joined in on the chorus. 每一节都以独唱形式演唱,然后所有人一同合唱。

[ C ] one of the series of short parts that the writing of a holy book is divided into

(宗教圣书的)节
She recited a verse from the Bible/the Koran. 她背诵了《圣经》/《古兰经》里的一节。

More examples

  • I know the first verse of the song, but I don't know what comes next.
  • Shall I sing the descant in the last verse?
  • Sing the second verse allegro.
  • At the end of this verse, we'd like everyone to join in with the chorus.
  • 'Brillig' is a made-up word used in a piece of nonsense verse by Lewis Carroll.

(Translation of “verse” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)