5.5 PAVC meanings

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Practical Audio-Visual Chinese, Book 5, 2nd edition, Chapter 5, vocab and meanings

矚目

V/N: to watch or stare with great interest, to eagerly look at, to take great interest in

選手

N: candidate; (of sports) selected contestant or player

V: (a) to strive for, to win; (b) to take by force, to seize

金牌

N: a gold medal (M: 面)

光榮

N/SV/AT: honor, glory, credit

簡稱

V: to be called something for short; N: an abbreviation, shortened form of a name

集合

V/AT: to gather, assemble, call together

城邦

N: city-state

典禮

N: a ceremony, celebration

競技

N/V: competition, event, heat

消弭

V: to terminate, put an end to, bring an end to

仇視

V/N: to look upon with hatred; to regard with hostility; to be hostile to

相傳

V: to hand down from generation to generation; to pass on from one to another

組織

V: to organize; N: an organization

世紀

N: century

廢墟

N: the ruins (of a city, castle, etc)

遺址

N: the ruins (of a city, castle, etc); the relics

貢獻

V: to contribute, devote, dedicate; N: a contribution

MA: measure word for periods of time or events (meetings, sports events, etc) [session]

象徵

V/N: to symbolize; to signify

和諧

SV: to be in harmony, harmonious; N: harmony

團結

V/N: to rally together, unite

會旗

N: the flag of a club or organization

主旨

N: the theme; the main point (of a speech, statement, etc)

種族

N/AT: race, ethnic race

國籍

N: nationality; national background; citizenship

達到

V: to achieve

惋惜

SV/V: to feel regret over something

盼望

V: to hope for; to look forward to; to long for

永遠

A: forever

奧林匹克

PN: Olympic

希臘

PN: Greece

奧林匹亞

PN: Olympia

雅典

PN: Athens (capital of Greece)

五環

PN: five rings (the symbol of the Olympic games)

摩拳擦掌

IE: to be eager for a fight or to compete; to get ready for a fight; to be eager to start on a task; to chafe at the bit

世界大同,天下一家

IE: universal brotherhood with all people as one family under heaven

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