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ラッセル英単語・熟語


★ kneel (v)【ひざまずく(跪く),膝を曲げる || knelt 】

* knee (n):ひざ
To the adult eye there was nothing to cause delight, but in the boy there sprang up a strange ecstasy; he kneeled in the wet ground and put his face in the grass, and gave utterance to half-articulate cries of delight.
[おとなの目には喜びをもたらすものは何もなかったが,男の子の心には,不思議なエクスタシーが湧き起こり,彼は,ぬれた地面にひざまずき,顔を草にうずめ,半ば言葉にならない歓喜の叫びをあげた。
 出典:ラッセル『幸福論』第4章「退屈と興奮」]

She knelt down on the floor and began to pray.
[彼女は床の上にひざまずき,祈り始めた。
 出典:宮川幸久『英単語ターゲット1900』p.203]

We knelt (down) on the ground to examine the tracks.
[ 出典:Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary, 8th ed.]

The forms kneeled and knelt can both be used to the past tense and past participle. / When you kneel, you bend your legs so that your knees are touching the ground.
[ 出典:Collins COBUILD English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, 3rd ed.]