Translation of "angel" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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angelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeɪn.dʒəl/ us /ˈeɪn.dʒəl/

B1 a spiritual being in some religions who is believed to be a messenger of God, usually represented as having a human form with wings

天使
According to the Bible, an angel told Mary that she would have God's son, Jesus. 據《聖經》所述,一位天使告知瑪利亞她將生下上帝之子耶穌。

someone who is very good, helpful, or kind

(善良、樂於助人的)安琪兒;善人;仁慈的人
Be an angel and help me with this. 行行好,幫我把這個做了。

[ as form of address ] used when speaking to someone you like very much and know very well

(用來稱呼非常喜愛和熟悉的人)小天使,寶貝,乖乖
What's the matter, angel? 怎麼啦,寶貝?
Come along, my angels, time for bed. 來吧,我的寶貝們,該睡覺了。

More examples

  • She sings like an angel!
  • She has the face of an angel.
  • The central twelve-foot column is surmounted by a bronze angel with outspread wings.
  • She had visions in which the angel Gabriel appeared to her.
  • The angels in the painting have beatific smiles.

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