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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “nest”

nest

noun [C] (HOME)
 
 
/nest/
a structure built by birds or insects to leave their eggs in to develop, and by some other animals to give birth or live in
(鳥類或昆蟲的)窩,巢;(某些動物的)穴
a bird's nest
鳥巢
a wasps'/hornets' nest
黃蜂/馬蜂窩
a rat's nest
鼠穴
Cuckoos are famous for laying their eggs in the nests of other birds.
杜鵑以在其他鳥的窩巢裡下蛋而聞名。
The alligators build their nests out of grass near the water's edge.
短吻鱷在水邊用草給自己搭窩。
Animal dwellings - naturalAnimal Dwellings - man-made
a comfortable home
舒適的居所,安樂窩
when the children grow up and leave the nest
當孩子們長大後離開安樂窩
Home
a place where something unpleasant or unwanted has developed
(壞事滋生的)溫床,窟
The diplomats have been sent home because their embassy has become a nest of spies and espionage.
外交官被遣送回國,因為他們的大使館已經淪為間諜窩。
Unpleasant placesPlaces and locations
(Definition of nest noun (HOME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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