英 [,skændi'neiviə; -vjə]
北欧挪威，瑞典等国家，来自拉丁语 Scandinavia,来自 Proto-Germanic*Skathinawjo,即 Scadia Island,来自*skatho,伤害，危险，来自 PIE*sket,伤害，词源同 scathe,unscathed,*awjo,水，水
- 1765, from Late Latin Scandinavia, Skandinovia, a mistake for Scadinavia, from a Germanic source (compare Old English Scedenig, Old Norse Skaney "south end of Sweden"), from Proto-Germanic *skadinaujo "Scadia island," first element of uncertain origin, second element from *aujo "thing on the water," from PIE *akwa- "water" (see aqua-). It might truly have been an island when the word was formed; the coastlines of the Baltic Sea has changed dramatically since the end of the Ice Ages.
- 1. She has now accepted a posting as ambassador to Scandinavia.
- 2. Her other business interests include a theme park in Scandinavia and hotels in the West Country.
- 3. In his room, Tom was spreading out a map of Scandinavia on the bed.
- 4. Similar customs were known in widely divergent cultures such as Ancient Egypt and Scandinavia.
- 5. He travelled about Scandinavia in a small boat, stopping at small cities along the coast.
- 他乘小船漫游斯堪的那维亚半岛, 在沿岸各小城停留.
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