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whif.fle.tree

whiffletree的音标和读音:
DJ音标发音: [ˈhwifəltri:, ˈwif-]
KK音标发音: [ˈhwɪfəltri, ˈwɪf-]

whiffletree的词性:
n.Northeastern U.S. (名词)【美国东北部】

1. The pivoted horizontal crossbar to which the harness traces of a draft animal are attached and which is in turn attached to a vehicle or an implement.Also called singletree, swingletree Regional whippletree
车前横木:指装有枢轴的水平横木,耕畜的马具缰绳系于其上,拴在一辆车或用具上转动也作 singletreeswingletree【区域的】 whippletree

whiffletree的词源:

2. Variant of whippletree
whippletree的变体

whiffletree的注释:

3. Whiffletree, a term primarily used in the northeast United States, is derived from an older term whippletree, which is used in the Upper Northern states farther to the west. The fact that whiffletree, the newer term, is used in the Northeast, the older dialect area, illustrates the process of linguistic change. Even as the older word whippletree was spreading westward into a new dialect area, it was evolving into something different—whiffletree —in the area where it originated, as if the older dialect area were somehow trying to keep a step ahead.
Whiffletree, 一个起初在美国东北部使用的词, 是从一个更古老的词whippletree 而来, 该词用在距西部更远些的北部各州等地。Whiffletree 这个更新些的词用在东北部——这个较老的方言区的事实证明了语言变化的过程。 即使当老一些的词whippletree 向西扩展进入一个新的方言区时, 它也牵涉到了一些不一样的东西——whiffletree 在它的起源地区, 就好象老一些的方言区在试图采取步骤向前