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流年
Simplified 流年
Traditional 流年
Pin Yin
liu2 nian2
English
  • fleeting time
  • horoscope for the year
Examples:
1. “喂,老冯,今儿我也忍不住要说句迷信话:流年不利。
"I just can't help being a bit superstitious, Yun-ching: I'm fated to be unlucky this year.
2. 饥荒流年
A passing year of famine
3. 我们四个守住了四面,你跌在谁的一边,就是谁的流年好,本月里要发财
If you fall, the one who catches you will have good luck all the year and make his fortune this month!"
4. 一九三七年他七十五岁时,算命的说他流年不利,所以他增加了两岁。
In 1937, when he was seventy-five, a fortune-teller told him he would have an unlucky year, so he added two years to his age.
5. 小二黑从小就聪明,像那些算属相、卜六壬课、念大小流年或“甲子乙丑海中金”等口诀,不几天就都弄熟了,二诸葛也常把他引在人前卖弄。
Instead of the classics or the standard texts, they used the old man' s prognosticating books. Though only six, Young Blacky was very bright, and he quickly memorized all the professional fortune-teller phrases.
6. 我也不能为短促的时辰算命,指出每个时辰的雷电和风雨,或为国王占卜流年是否亨顺,
Nor can I fortune to Brief minutes tell, Pointing to each his thunder, rain, and wind, Or say with princes if it shall go well
7. 这方面最早的成果是80年代初的《我们现代的年轻人》(刘振球曲)、《风 流年华》(商易曲)和《友谊与爱情的传说》(徐克曲),
The first fruits of this genre appeared in the early 1980s, as We, the Youth of Today (music by Liu Zhenqiu), The Glorious Times (music by Shang Yi) and Legend of Friendship and Love (music by Xu Ke).
8. 客观现实的行程将是异常丰富和曲折变化的,谁也不能造出一本中日战争的“流年”来;
The objective course of events will be exceedingly rich and varied, with many twists and turns, and nobody can cast a horoscope for the Sino-Japanese war;
9. 流年不利
To have a year of ill luck