Translation of "original" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective [ before noun ] (FIRST MADE) 原先的 uk us /əˈrɪdʒ.ɪ.nəl/

existing since the beginning, or being the earliest form of something

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。

describes a piece of work, such as a painting, etc. produced by the artist and not a copy

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?

(Translation of “original adjective (FIRST MADE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)