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洗衣女工
Simplified 洗衣女工
Traditional 洗衣女工
Pin Yin
xi3 yi1 nü3 gong1
English
  • laundress; washwoman
Examples:
1. 洗衣女工雇来清洗衣服或亚麻制品的妇女
A woman employed to launder clothes or linens.
2. 幸好家里有些钱,母亲数给洗衣女工所欠的工钱。
Fortunately there was some money in the house and Mother counted out what she owed.
3. 安徒生诞生在丹麦奥登塞镇的一个非常贫困的家庭。他的父亲是个鞋匠,母亲是一个洗衣女工
H. C. Andersen was born under extremely poor conditions in the Danish town Odense as the son of a shoe-maker and a washer-woman.
4. 有家庭主妇,洗衣女工,保姆和勤杂女工;
Housewives, washerwomen, nursemaids and chars;
5. 我不能想像如果没有那个信基督教的洗衣女工,天堂会是什么样的;我甚至不能想像,如果一个人付出了如此巨大的努力,却得不到回报,世界会是什么样的!
I cannot imagine paradise without this Gentile washwoman. I cannot even imagine a world where there is no reward for such effort.
6. 我母亲从未对一个洗衣女工如此满意。每件洗好的衣物干净得如同擦亮的银器,每件衣服都熨烫得非常整齐。
My mother had never been so pleased with any washwoman. Every piece of laundry was as clean as polished silver. Every piece was neatly ironed.
7. 我家很少和基督徒交往。但有信仰基督教的洗衣女工给我家洗衣服。我的故事就和其中的一个洗衣女工有关。
Our home had little contact with Gentiles. But there were the Gentile washwomen who came to the house to fetch our laundry. My story is about one of these.
8. 老妇人不孝儿子的故事给我母亲留下了深刻的印象。她有好几个星期,好几个月都在谈这件事。这不仅是对那个洗衣女工的侮辱,也是对所有母亲的侮辱。
The story of the faithless son left a deep impression on my mother. She talked about it for weeks and months. It was an insult not only to the old woman but to all mothers.
9. 老妇人有个有钱的儿子。我记不得他是做什么生意的。他以母亲是个洗衣女工为耻,从没去探望过她,也没有给过她赡养费。
The woman had a son who was rich. I no longer remember what sort of business he had. He was ashamed of his mother, the wash woman, and never came to see her. Nor did he ever give her any money.
10. 但她要的工钱不比别的洗衣女工多。她这样的洗衣女工真的很难找。母亲总是当场给她付清工钱。因为路程太远,老妇人不会为了工钱专门跑第二趟的。
Yet she charged no more than the others. She was a real find. Mother always had her money ready, because it was too far for the old woman to come a second time.