1. sanct- + -um (拉丁语后缀).
- sanctum (n.)
- 1570s, "holy place of the Jewish tabernacle," from Latin sanctum "a holy place," as in Late Latin sanctum sanctorum "holy of holies" (translating Greek to hagion ton hagiou, translating Hebrew qodesh haqqodashim), from neuter of sanctus "holy" (see saint (n.)). In English, sanctum sanctorum attested from c. 1400; in sense of "a person's private retreat" from 1706.
- 1. His bedroom's his inner sanctum.
- 2. She once allowed me into her inner sanctum .
- 3. My presence in his sanctum was evidently esteemed a piece of impudence too shameful for remark.
- 4. Looking sour , Mr. Lin walked into the " inner sanctum. "
- 林先生哭丧着脸,走回 “ 内宅 ” 去.
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- 5. In the inner sanctum she is represented by a mirror ( her body ).
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