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veil

noun (MATERIAL)
材料
 
 
/veɪl/
[C] a piece of thin material worn by women to cover the face or head
面紗;面罩
After the ceremony, the bride lifted up her veil to kiss her husband.
儀式過後,新娘撩起面紗親吻她的丈夫。
The women wore black veils which covered all but their eyes.
那些女人戴著黑色面紗,把除眼睛之外的所有地方都遮住了。
Things worn to cover the head, face or neck
take the veil A Christian woman who takes the veil becomes a nun.
成為修女
Religious practicesMonks and nuns
take/adopt the veil A Muslim woman who takes or adopts the veil decides to wear traditional Muslim clothing.
決定穿戴穆斯林女性的傳統服裝
IslamReligious practices
Translations of “veil”
in Korean 면사포, 베일…
in Arabic حِجاب…
in French voile…
in Italian velo…
in Russian вуаль…
in Turkish peçe, duvak…
in Polish welon, woalka…
in Spanish velo…
in Portuguese véu…
in German der Schleier…
in Catalan vel…
in Japanese ベール…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 面纱, 面罩…
(Definition of veil noun (MATERIAL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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