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古谚
Simplified 古谚
Traditional 古諺
Pin Yin
gu3 yan4
English
  • ancient proverbs
  • quotations of ancient origin
Examples:
1. “寡言者善辩”是我自己刚刚虚构的一句中国古谚
" The more articulate, the less say" is an old Chinese proverb which I just make up myself.
2. "寡言者善辩"是我自己刚刚虚构的一句中国古谚
"The more articulate, the less said" is an old chinese proverb which I just make up myself.
3. 中国有句比喻时间宝贵的古谚:“一寸光阴一寸金,寸金难买寸光阴。”
An old Chinese saying that stresses the value of time goes, "An inch of time is worth an inch of gold; yet you can't buy an inch of time at an inch of gold."
4. 正如古谚所说,软弱的心无法赢得美人。
As the old saw hasit, faint heart never won fair lady.
5. 人们常常因为同爱一本书而结为知己,就像有时两个人因为敬慕同一个人而交为朋友一样。古谚说:“爱屋及乌”。但是,“爱我及书”这句话却有更深的哲理。
Men often discover their affinity to each other by the love they have each for a book --- just as two persons sometimes discover a friend by the admiration which both have for a third. There is an old proverb, "Love me, love my dog."But there is more wisdom in this:"Love me, love my book."
6. 对税收犯罪提起苦的第二个理由是,正如古谚所云,“钱是万恶之源”。
The second reason for prosecuting tax crimes is that, as the old saying goes, "Money is the root of all evil.
7. 对税收犯罪提起苦的第二个理由是,正如古谚所云,“钱是万恶之源”。
The second reason for prosecuting tax crimes is that, as the old saying goes,“ Money is the root of all evil.
8. 古谚说:“爱屋及乌”。
There is an old proverb, "Love me, love my dog."
9. 古谚说:“爱屋及乌”.但是,“爱吾及书”这句知却有更深的哲理.
There is an old proverb,“ Love me, love my dog.” But there is more wisdom in this:“ Love me, love my book.
10. 古谚说时间就是金钱。
There is an old saying that time is money.