Translation of "veil" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

veil

noun (MATERIAL) 材料 uk us /veɪl/

[ C ] a piece of thin material worn by women to cover the face or head

面纱;面罩
After the ceremony, the bride lifted up her veil to kiss her husband. 仪式过后,新娘撩起面纱亲吻她的丈夫。
The women wore black veils which covered all but their eyes. 那些女人戴着黑色面纱,把除眼睛之外的所有地方都遮住了。
take the veil

A Christian woman who takes the veil becomes a nun.

成为修女
take/adopt the veil

A Muslim woman who takes or adopts the veil decides to wear traditional Muslim clothing.

决定穿戴穆斯林女性的传统服装

(Translation of “veil noun (MATERIAL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)