1. carn- (谐音“砍”) "flesh"。
来自词根carn, 肉，来自PIE *sker, 砍，切，词源同saw, shear. -age, 集合名词后缀。
- carnage (n.)
- c. 1600, from Middle French carnage (16c.), from Old Italian carnaggio "slaughter, murder," from Medieval Latin carnaticum "flesh," from Latin carnaticum "slaughter of animals," from carnem (nominative caro) "flesh," originally "a piece of flesh," from PIE root *(s)ker- (1) "to cut" (see shear (v.)). In English always used more of slaughters of men than beasts. Southey (1795) tried to make a verb of it.
- 1. He said that communal carnage was ripping the country apart.
- 2. History reduces the carnage to impersonal numbers.
- 3. a scene of carnage
- 4. Refugees crossed the border to escape the carnage in their homeland.
- 5. The battlefield was a scene of utter carnage.
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