Translation of "original" - English-Traditional 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? 這是原先的壁爐嗎?
The gardens have recently been restored to their original glory. 這些園林最近恢復了原先的輝煌。

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

an original drawing/manuscript 原畫/稿
Is this an original Rembrandt (= Was it painted by him)? 這是倫勃朗的原作嗎?

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