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先知
Simplified 先知
Traditional 先知
Related words 未卜先知 先知的 
Pin Yin
xian1 zhi1
English
  • prophet
Examples:
1. “是我唐突了,”他说,“因为你会说先知的语言。客人,请进。”
"Now am I rebuked." he said."For you have the proplet tongue. Enter, my guest."
2. 他是新英格兰的先知,又是探索者,既接受,又扬弃,秉性娴静而又终日碌碌,喜欢“古板严肃,正言厉色。”
He was a New England seer and seeker, both an accepter and a renouncer, a quiet man and a busy man, who liked 'dry light, and hard clouds, hard expressions, and hard manners'.
3. 他是新英格兰的先知,又是探索者。
He was a New England seer and seeker.
4. 他被看成一个先知和预言家。
He was considered a seer and a prophet.
5. 我不是先知,也不是先知的儿子。
I am not a prophet, nor the son of a prophet.
6. 一个先知往往在自己家乡反而不为人看重,这种现象虽然很奇怪,但却是个事实。
It was strange but true that a prophet never received honour in his own land.
7. 穆罕默德是穆斯林的先知
Mohammed is the prophet of the Muslims.
8. 先知一个接着一个地出现。
Prophet succeeds prophet.
9. 希伯来的先知们逐渐发展了一神论,这个神是全民族的神。
The Hebrew prophets developed the concept of one God, a national deity.
10. 先知预言这年轻的统治者会有辉煌的前程。
The prophet foretold a glorious future for the young ruler.