Translation of "verse" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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versenoun

uk /vɜːs/ us /vɝːs/

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

詩;詩歌;韻文
comic/light/satirical verse 打油/諧趣/諷刺詩
Shakespeare wrote mostly in verse. 莎士比亞主要用韻文來寫作。

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

詩節;(歌曲的)節
Each verse was sung as a solo and then everyone joined in on the chorus. 每一節都以獨唱形式演唱,然後所有人一同合唱。

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

(宗教聖書的)節
She recited a verse from the Bible/the Koran. 她背誦了《聖經》/《可蘭經》裡的一節。

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