|gò to tówn||(óut) on the tówn|
|páint the tówn (rèd)|
出典:『Wiktionary』 (2013/04/15 06:56 UTC 版)
Middle English, from 古期英語 tūn (“enclosure, village”), from Proto-Germanic *tūnan (“fence”) (compare West Frisian tún, Dutch tuin (“garden”), German Zaun, Danish/Swedish tun), from Gaulish dunon (“hill, hillfort”) (compare Welsh din (“hill”), Irish dún (“fortress”)), from Proto-Celtic *dūnom, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- (“to finish, come full circle”), (compare Hittite tuhhušta 'it is finished', Latin fūnus (“burial”), Ancient Greek θνητός (thnētos, “mortal”), θάνατος (thanatos, “death”), thaneīn 'to die', Sanskrit ádhvanīt 'he vanished').
- A settlement; an area with residential districts, shops and amenities, and its own local government; especially one larger than a village and smaller than a city.
- (米国用法) Any more urbanized center than the place of reference.
- (英国用法, historical) A rural settlement in which a market was held at least once a week.
- The residents (as opposed to gown: the students, faculty, etc.) of a community which is the site of a university.
- (colloquial) Used to refer to a town or similar entity under discussion.
- (law) A municipal organization, such as a corporation, defined by the laws of the entity of which it is a part.
An urban city is typically larger than a rural town, which in turn is typically larger than a village. In rural areas, a town is considered urban. In urban areas, a town is considered suburban; a village in the suburbs.
出典:『Wiktionary』 (2008/12/10 03:37 UTC 版)
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