英 [naɪ'iːv; nɑː'iːv]
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1.【记】nai=奶，ve=壶，拿着个奶壶→天真的. nai (奶) + ve => 喝奶的人(小朋友)很天真。
2. native => naive.
- naive: see native
- naive (adj.)
- 1650s, "natural, simple, artless," from French naïve, fem. of naïf, from Old French naif "naive, natural, genuine; just born; foolish, innocent; unspoiled, unworked" (13c.), from Latin nativus "not artificial," also "native, rustic," literally "born, innate, natural" (see native (adj.)). Related: Naively.
- 1. The drama takes an idealistic, even a naive view of the subject.
- 2. Her colourful oils and works on paper have a naive, dreamlike quality.
- 3. The simple concepts he had been taught now sounded trite and naive.
- 4. Their view was that he had been politically naive.
- 5. He was touchingly naive about sex.
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