China Orb, online Chinese to English dictionary with nearly 1 million entries and plenty of excellent examples. The pin yin and pronunciation sound of Chinese wrods are provided. China Orb includes a lot of Chinese professional terms in many industries such as Medicine, Chemistry, Mechanism, Electricity, Computer, Economy, Law, Architecture. If you can not find satisfying translation elsewhere,try China Orb Chinese to English dictionary.

China Orb, online English to Chinese dictionary with more than 1 million entries and plenty of excellent examples. China Orb includes a lot of English professional terms in many industries such as Medicine, Chemistry, Mechanism, Electricity, Computer, Economy, Law, Architecture. If you can not find satisfying translation elsewhere,try China Orb English to Chinese dictionary.

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古话
Simplified 古话
Traditional 古話
Pin Yin
gu3 hua4
English
  • adage; old saying
Examples:
1. 中国有句古话,“十年树木,百年树人”。
An old Chinese saying goes, "It takes ten years to grow trees but a hundred years to rear people."
2. 中国有句古话:“以铜为镜,可以正衣冠;以史为镜,可以知兴替;以人为镜,可以明得失。”
As an old Chinese saying goes, "To draw lessons from history, one knows why dynasties changed".
3. 古话说,有志者事竟成。
As the old saying goes, where there's a will, there's a way.
4. 但是,根据我的经验,人们所谓的工作岗位造就人材这句古话并不正确。
But the old adage that men grow into office has not proved true in my experience.
5. 多吃饭,少开口:你们不晓得这句老古话么?
Don't you know the old proverb? 'Save your breath to cool your porridge!'
6. 中国有句古话,叫做患难见真情。
In China we have an old saying: A friend in need is a friend indeed.
7. 古话说,“闪光的不全是金子。”
It is an old saying that all is not gold that glitters.
8. 然而,新航空难印证了"天有不测之风云"的古话
The crash is testimony to an old Chinese saying: "In nature there are unexpected storms and in life unpredictable vicissitudes".
9. 中国有句古话
There is a saying in China:
10. 中国有句古话说:“黎明即起,洒扫庭除。”
There is an old saying in China, "Rise at dawn and sweep the courtyard."