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先王
Simplified 先王
Traditional 先王
Pin Yin
xian1 wang2
English
  • former kings
  • former emperors
  • in Confucian writing, refers esp. to the sage rulers Yáo 堯|尧, Shùn 舜, Yǔ 禹, Tāng 湯|汤 and the kings of Zhou
Examples:
1. 这希实本是亚摩利王西宏的京城。西宏曾与摩押的先王争战,从他手中夺取了全地,直到亚嫩河。
"For Heshbon was the town of Sihon, king of the amorites, who had made war against an earlier king of Moab and taken from him all his land as far as the arnon."
2. 你必平安而死,人必为你焚烧物件,好像为你列祖,就是在你以前的先王焚烧一般。人必为你举哀,说,哀哉。我主阿。耶和华说,这话是我说的。
"You will come to your end in peace; and such burnings as they made for your fathers, the earlier kings before you, will be made for you; and they will be weeping for you and saying, ah lord! for I have said the word, says the Lord."
3. 先王中有阿金科的亨利,诡诈而威严的伊丽莎白一世,以及不仅笑容可掬、而且至少还献出了自己头颅的、刚愎自用的查理一世。
A fanfare indeed for the descendant of Henry of Agincourt, of the scheming and commanding first Elizabeth, of the stubborn Charles who at least offered his head and not merely his smile.
4. 在位君主的母亲,先王的遗孀。
A queen dowager who is mother of the reigning sovereign.
5. 这希实本是亚摩利王西宏的京城.宏曾与摩押的先王争战、他手中夺取了全地直到亚嫩河。
Heshbon was the city of Sihon king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab and had taken from him all his land as far as the Arnon.
6. 今地下出土的晚商金文及殷墟甲骨文资料可证商纣俎醢酋长侯伯并祭祀先王完全是历史事实。
It was completely confirmed to be a historical fact that the Shang King Zhou had chopped the dukes and earls by the unearthed oracle-bone and bronze inscriptions of the Shang Dynasty.
7. 先王很喜爱这个女子,非常恩宠,遂行云雨之欢。
The late king liked the girl very much and she soon became his favourite. They then went to bed together.
8. 玉曰: “从前先王曾经在高唐游览,因为疲劳,就睡一会儿。
To this Song replied, "The late king had once made a pleasure trip to Gaotang Peak. When he felt tried, he took a nap.
9. 女王巡幸,招摇过市,全然是先王后裔大亮相。
What he had to say was simple: The Queen is his greatest come-on.
10. 有子曰:「礼之用,和为贵。先王之道,斯为美;小大由之。
Yu Tzu said: "In the actual practice of propriety, flexibility is important. This is what the ancient kings did so well- Both the greater and the lesser used flexibility.