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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “origin”

origin

noun
 
 
/ˈɒr.ɪ.dʒɪn/ US  /ˈɔːr.ə-/
[C] (also origins) the beginning or cause of something
起源;源頭;起因
It's a book about the origin of the universe.
這是一本關於宇宙起源的書。
Her unhappy childhood was the origin of her problems later in life.
她不幸的童年導致她後來生活中的諸多問題。
What's the origin of this saying? (= Where did it come from?)
這格言出自甚麼地方?
Origins and sources
origins [plural] used to describe the particular way in which something started to exist or someone started their life
起源,來歷,出身,家庭背景
The story has obscure origins (= No one knows how it started).
這個故事的起源已不可考。
The president's family was of humble origins (= They were poor people without a good position in society).
總統家庭出身卑微。
Origins and sources
[U] where a person was born
出生地
He is of North African origin.
他是北非裔人。
What is your country of origin?
你出生在哪個國家?
Origins and sources
[U] where an object was made
(原)產地
The furniture was French in origin.
這傢俱產於法國。
Origins and sources
(Definition of origin from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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