어휘 레퍼런스

Why does X mean 'kiss' in English?

Xs
ብዙሕ ናይ ‘X’

alphabet
ፊደል

know of(used when we don’t know many details)
ፈለጠ (እኹል ሓበሬታ እንተ ዘይብልና ንጥቀመሉ)

know about 
(used when we know details / have a broad knowledge)
ፈለጠ (እኹል ሓበሬታ ወይ ፍልጠት እንተለና ንጥቀመሉ)

the penny has dropped
ድሕሪ ክንደይ ፈተነ፡ ኣማስያኡ ተረዲእዎ

Why do teenagers leave their homework to the last minute?

the last minute
ናይ መጠረሽታ ደቒቕ

neuroscientist
ተመራማሪ ስነ-ሓንጎል

pre-frontal cortext
ክፋል ሓንጎል

forehead
ግንባር

fore
ናይ ቅድሚት ሸነኽ

forethought
ጥንቁቕ እማመ

cognitive
ስነ ኣእመሮኣዊ

adolescent
ኣባጽሕ

expectations
ትጽቢታት

development
ምዕባለ

Why do penguins waddle?

waddle
ዕንክይክይ

stiff
ተሪር

upright
ትኽ ዝበለ

posture
ኣቀዋውማ/ቝመና

ungainly
መልክዕ ዘይብሉ

clumsy
ገልጣም

fossils
ኣሰረ-ሂወት

anatomy
ስነ-መዛርዕ

to adapt
ምልማድ

How does fat affect the brain?

dietary fat
ኣብ መግቢ ዝጸንሕ ስብሒ

carbohydrate
ሽኮራዊ መግቢ

to underlie
መሰረት ዝኾነ

composition
ውህደት/ኣቀውማ

organ
ክፋል ነፍስና

reflect
ኣንጸባራቒ/ኣስተንትኖ

no way
ክኸውን ዘይክእል

What can chickens teach us about productivity?

bird-brain
ስሑው

flock
እኩብ

to lay (eggs)
ምውላድ

to increase dramatically
ሃንደበታዊ ምውሳኽ

hierarchy
ደረጃ/መዓርግ

hierarchical
ኣርከናዊ

a dog-eat-dog environment
ሕሉፍ ዝኾነ ውድድር ከልበትበትን፡ ኣሉታውነትን ዘስዕብ ኩነት

a pecking order
ማሕበራዊ ደረጃ

What can thinking about death teach us about life?

depressing
ቅዛነት ወይ ጭንቀት

end-of-life companion
ናይ መወዳእታ ሂወት ሓጋዚ

profound
ሓያልን ዓሚቚን ስምዒት

a reality check
ክውንነት

complacent
ቅሱን-ዘይጭነቅ

chill out
ህድእ ምባል

achiever fever
ተርባጽ

What happens when we see robots that look like us?

robots
ብሰብ ዝተሰርሓ ደረቕን ሜካኒካዊ ነገር

relatable
ዝመሳሰል

unsettling
ዘይምርጋእ

to dip off
ምንቁልቋል

to humanise
ሰብኣውነት

Why are songs getting faster?

vocals
ድምጺ

streaming
ብቐጥታ ምሕልልላፍ

track
ደርፊ

influence
ጽልዋ

playlist
ዝርዝር ደርፍታት

feed into 
ማለት ኣብ ገለ ጉዳይ ኣበርክቶ ምግባር

chorus
መዝሙር

Why do we say 'you' to describe personal experiences?

in general
ብሓፈሻ

generally
ሓፈሻዊ

generic
ሓፈሻዊ (ዘርኣዊ)

construct
ምህናጽ/ስርሓ

Why was salt so important?

wealth
ሃብቲ

wealthy
ሃብታም/በዓል ጸጋ

status
ማሕበራዊ ደረጃ

medieval
ማእከላእ ዘመን

afford
ዓቕሚ ገንዘብ ዘለዎ

passion
ብርቱዕ ስምዒት

integrity
ቅኑዕ

aggressive
ህውከተኛ

salty
ተጻባኢ