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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “original”

original

adjective [before noun] (FIRST MADE)
原先的
 
 
/əˈrɪdʒ.ɪ.nəl/
existing since the beginning, or being the earliest form of something
起初的;原先的;最早的
Is this the original fireplace?
这是原先的壁炉吗?
The gardens have recently been restored to their original glory.
这些园林最近恢复了原先的辉煌。
First and firstly
describes a piece of work, such as a painting, etc. produced by the artist and not a copy
原作的;真迹的;非赝品的
an original drawing/manuscript
原画/稿
Is this an original Rembrandt (= Was it painted by him)?
这是伦勃朗的原作吗?
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(Definition of original adjective (FIRST MADE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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