young 英 [jʌŋ] 美 [jʌŋ]
adj. 年轻的 n. 年轻人；（动物的）崽，仔
名词复数:youngs 比较级:younger 最高级:youngest
- adj. 年轻的
- n. 年轻人；（动物的）崽，仔
1. young babies
2. a young country
3. young people
4. They married young (= at an early age).
5. young fashion
6. I think you owe me an apology, young lady!
7. a mother bird feeding her young
- young (adj.) Old English geong "youthful, young; recent, new, fresh," from Proto-Germanic *juwunga- (source also of Old Saxon and Old Frisian jung, Old Norse ungr, Middle Dutch jonc, Dutch jong, Old High German and German jung, Gothic juggs), from PIE *yuwn-ko-, suffixed form of root *yeu- "vital force, youthful vigor" (source also of Sanskrit yuvan- "young; young man;" Avestan yuuanem, yunam "youth," yoista- "youngest;" Latin juvenis "young," iunior "younger, more young;" Lithuanian jaunas, Old Church Slavonic junu, Russian junyj "young," Old Irish oac, Welsh ieuanc "young").
- young (n.) "young animals collectively, offspring," late 15c., from young (adj.).