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weird (adj.)

15世纪,"有能力控制命运",来自 wierd (n.),来自古英语 wyrd "命运、机会、幸运;命运;命运",字面意思是"那来的",来自原日耳曼语 *wurthiz (也是古撒克逊语 wurd ,古高德语 wurt "命运"的来源,古北欧语 urðr "命运,三个诺恩人之一"),来自PIE *wert- "转折、风化",(也是德语 werden ,古英语 weorðan "成为"的来源),来自词根 *wer- (2)"转折、弯曲"。从"转"到"成"的意义发展,比较短语 turn into "成为"。

"不可思议、超自然"的意义是从中古英语中对三个命运或诺恩(在日耳曼神话中),即控制人类命运的女神的 weird sisters 。她们被描写成外表怪异或可怕的样子,如《麦克白》(特别是在18和19世纪的作品中),这导致了形容词的意思是"长得怪异,不可思议"(1815年);"怪异,奇怪,令人不安的不同"(1820年)。相关链接: Weirdly ; weirdness .

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Definitions of weird from WordNet
1
weird (adj.)
suggesting the operation of supernatural influences; "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy; "he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley;
the three weird sisters
Synonyms: eldritch / uncanny / unearthly
weird (adj.)
strikingly odd or unusual; "some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker;
2
Weird (n.)
fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters;
Synonyms: Wyrd
From wordnet.princeton.edu