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后羿
Simplified 后羿
Traditional 後羿
Pin Yin
hou4 yi4
English
  • name of legendary archer
Examples:
1. 为了奖励后羿,王母娘娘赐给后羿一种长生不老药,但是王母警告他必须正当使用。
As his reward, the Heavenly Queen Mother gave Hou Yi the Elixir of Immortality, but she warned him that he must use it wisely.
2. 后羿美丽的妻子嫦娥对他的暴行再也不能袖手旁观,于是她偷走了后羿的长生不老药,飞到月亮上逃避后羿的狂怒。
Chang-Er, his beautiful wife, could no longer stand by and watch him abuse his power so she stole his Elixir and fled to the moon to escape his angry wrath.
3. 她的丈夫后羿对她相思成疾。
Her husband, Houyi, missed her so much that he became ill.
4. 然而后羿没有理会王母娘娘的警告,他被名利冲昏了头脑,变成了一个暴君。
Hou Yi ignored her advice and, corrupted by fame and fortune, became a tyrannical leader.
5. 后羿射日和嫦娥奔月
Hou Yi the Sun-shooter and Chang'e the Lady in the Moon
6. 多亏一位名叫后羿的神箭手射下了9个太阳,地球才被保
It was thanks to a skillful archer named Hou Yi that the Earth was saved. He shot down all but one of the suns.
7. 这就是有名的后羿射日的故事。
So ends the story of Hou Yi and the nine: suns.
8. 天帝派擅长于射箭的后羿协助尧恢复以前的秩序。
The Emperor of Heaven sent the archer Hou Yi to help Yao bring order.
9. 人们常把后羿和嫦娥看成是尧帝统治时期的人物。
Tradition places Hou Yi and Chang'e in the reign of the legendary emperor Yao.
10. 暗害的手段传说不一,有的说后羿是被桃木棒打死的,有的说是被暗箭射死的。
Versions differs as to whether Hou Yi was beaten to death with a peach-wood club or shot from ambush by an arrow.