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姥姥
Simplified 姥姥
Traditional 姥姥
Pin Yin
lao3 lao5
English
  • (informal) mother's mother
  • maternal grandmother
Examples:
1. 可是姥姥那张苍白、布满了绉纹、死板板的脸,她那四周耷拉着的黑发,枕在一个绒芯大枕头上的头,那个活生生的形象使我一想就怕。
But the vivid image of Granny's old, white, wrinkled, grim face, framed by a halo of tumbling black hair, lying upon a huge feather pillow, mede me afraid.
2. 姥姥说“你给我住嘴
Grandma said,"shut up, you!", and leaned forward promptly to chastise me with one of her casual, back-handed slaps on my mouth.
3. 姥姥一丝不苟地信仰上帝。
Granny bore the standard for God.
4. 无论如何,姥姥都命令我必须参加某种通宵的仪式性的祈祷会。
Granny made it imperative, however, that I attend certain all-night ritualistic prayer meetings.
5. 姥姥祈祷着,为我们每个人都乞求上帝的保佑。
Granny prayed and invoked the blessings of God for each of us.
6. 姥姥给通宵祷告的人们打点好便饭。
Granny would prepare a lunch for the all-night praying session.
7. 我向她许愿说把我的薪水的一半或三分之二分给姥姥,这也买不了她。
I could not bribe Granny with a promise of half or two-thirds of my salary.
8. 我告诉姥姥她不用管我的灵魂。
I told Granny that she was not responsible for my soul.
9. 我得到的第一个暗示表明出了问题就是姥姥一下子僵住了,变得令人可怕。
My first indication that something was wrong was that Granny became terribly still.
10. 后来,我做错了事,伤了姥姥的心。
Then I blundered and wounded Granny's soul.