攝氏

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See also: 摂氏 and 摄氏

Chinese[edit]

assist; collect; absorb clan name; maiden name
trad. (攝氏)
simp. (摄氏)

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of 攝爾修斯摄尔修斯 (transliteration of Swedish Celsius) + (shì, “family”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

攝氏

  1. Celsius, centigrade
    昨天攝氏 / 昨天摄氏  ―  Zuótiān Shèshì jiǔ dù.  ―  Yesterday it was nine degrees Celsius.

Usage notes[edit]

  • As noted in the example given, unlike English, Celsius (攝氏) is put before the number of degrees in Chinese.

See also[edit]