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1. PIE root *ghel- "shine, glitter, glow" => Proto-Germanic *glim- => gleam, glimmer, glimpse.
2. glimmer is a frequentative from Proto-Germanic *glim-, originally "shine brightly," Sense shifted 15c. to "shine faintly".
3. PIE root *ghel- "shine, glitter, glow" => glow, glitter, glister, glisten, glint, glad.
4. 光(拼音：guang <= g- + -uang) => gl- "流动的光". <= 类比：flow.
来自PIE*ghel, 照耀，发光，词源同glass, gold.
- glitter:  Glitter goes back to a Germanic *glit-, denoting ‘shining, bright’, which also produced German glitzern ‘sparkle’ (source of English glitz) and gleissen ‘glisten’ and Swedish glittra ‘glitter’. English probably acquired it via Old Norse glitra.
- glitter (v.)
- c. 1300, glideren (late 14c. as gliteren), from an unrecorded Old English word or from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse glitra "to glitter," from Proto-Germanic *glit- "shining, bright" (cognates: Old English glitenian "to glitter, shine; be distinguished," Old High German glizzan, German glitzern, Gothic glitmunjan), from PIE *ghleid- (cognates: Greek khlidon, khlidos "ornament"), from root *ghel- (2) "to shine," with derivatives referring to bright materials and gold (see glass (n.)). Related: Glittered; glittering. Other Middle English words for "to glitter" include glasteren and glateren.
- glitter (n.)
- c. 1600, "sparkling or scintillating light," from glitter (v.). As "sparkling powdery substance" used in ornamentation, by 1956. Glitter rock is from 1972.
- 1. Gary Glitter, 48, revealed the secret of his youthful looks.
- 2. Decorate the tunic with sequins or glitter.
- 3. The child was attracted by the glitter of the Christmas tree decorations.
- 4. She was blinded by the glitter and the glamour of her own life.
- 5. Beneath its surface glitter, the fashion industry is a tough place to work in.
- 时装业表面上光彩迷人, 但其实是个辛苦的行业.
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