Translation of "veil" - English-Traditional 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。
take the veil

A Christian woman who takes the veil becomes a nun.

成為修女
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

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