2008年4月28日 星期一

hairline

高先生的髮際往後退了不少,說起那段完全對外失聯的日子,如今命算撿回來了,但進餐時油、鹽都得全免,吃得比《八月雪》的慧能還要索然無味。.....又見高行健 ╱符立中】

HC".......其實,余光中先生的原文加注英文,通常要對讀者說說典故的,免得讓後來學生將「金剛」與「和尚」混淆了。或像我們這樣年齡的讀者,可能得猛摸「髮岸線」(hairline—注:這是『文章與前額並高』中余先生「觀(梁實秋先生)像」之妙譯。)......"

hairline

(hâr'līn') pronunciation

n.
(ひたいの)はえぎわ; 一筋の毛髪の幅; 細い線; きわどさ; ((形容詞的)) 非常に細い.
  1. The outline of the growth of hair on the head, especially across the upper forehead and temples.
  2. A very slender line.
  3. Printing.
    1. A very fine line on a typeface.
    2. A style of type using such lines.
    1. A textile design having thin, threadlike stripes.
    2. A fabric, usually a worsted, with such stripes.
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