Translation of "epistle" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /ɪˈpɪs.əl/ us /ɪˈpɪs.əl/

formal a letter

humorous Many thanks for your lengthy epistle, which arrived in this morning's post. 貴函今早收悉,信中長篇大論滔滔不絕,令鄙人感激涕零。

one of the letters written to the early Christians by the apostles (= the first men who believed in Jesus Christ)

epistolary adjective uk /ɪˈpɪstəl.ər.i/ us /ɪˈpɪs.tə formal

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