- n. 闪烁；闪光
- vi. 闪烁；（光线）反射；闪闪发光
- vt. 使闪光；使发光
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.
来自PIE*ghel, 照耀，发光，词源同glass, gold.
- glint (n.)
- "a gleam," 1826 (with a possible isolated use from 1540s in OED), from glint (v.).
- glint (v.)
- 1787 (intransitive), from Scottish, where apparently it survived as an alteration of glent, from Middle English glenten "gleam, flash, glisten" (mid-15c.), from a Scandinavian source (compare Norwegian gletta "to look," dialectal Swedish glinta "to shine"), from the group of Germanic *gl- words meaning "smooth; shining; joyous," from PIE *ghel- (2) "to shine," with derivatives referring to bright materials and gold (see glass (n.)). Reintroduced into literary English by Burns. Related: Glinted; glinting.
- 1. Was there a glint of mockery in his eyes?
- 2. She caught a coolly calculating glint in the other woman's eye.
- 3. There was a glint of anger in his eyes.
- 4. He came up to me with the glint of triumph in his eye.
- 5. There was an ugly glint in Detective Sun's eyes.
来自汉英文学 - 骆驼祥子
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