Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “island”

island

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈaɪ.lənd/
a piece of land completely surrounded by water
島,島嶼
a desert island
荒島
a Pacific island
太平洋島嶼
They live on the large Japanese island of Hokkaido.
他們住在日本的主要島嶼北海道。
Small and large land masses
an island of peace/calm/sanity/etc. a particular place which is peaceful/calm/, when other surrounding places are the opposite
形容某地方是鬧市中的靜處
Safe and enclosed spaces
UK → traffic island
交通島,安全島
Road surfaces and features
(Definition of island from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “island” in traditional Chinese

Definitions of “island” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More