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灾荒
Simplified 灾荒
Traditional 災荒
Pin Yin
zai1 huang1
English
  • natural disaster
  • famine
Examples:
1. 因此,形成了敌占区连年的歉收和今年严重的灾荒
As a result there have been consecutive crop failures there over the past few years and a serious famine this year.
2. 没有这个合作化,今年这样大的灾荒,粮食就不可能增产两百多亿斤。
But for this co-operative transformation, the grain output could not have increased this year by over 20,000 million catties in the face of such severe natural calamities.
3. 灾荒和战争使人口减少了。
Famine and war have thinned the population.
4. 今年小春比去年差,各省都有一些地方发生严重的灾荒
In addition, crops sown in late autumn last year are not growing as well as the previous year's, and a number of places in every province have been seriously damaged by natural disasters.
5. 政府还准备储备物资以防灾荒
It also stockpiled food to give relief in times of famine.
6. 去年基本上完成了社会主义改造,基本建设也发展得很快,农业遇到了那样严重的灾荒,由于实现了合作化,顺利地渡过了灾荒
Last year socialist transformation was basically completed, capital construction underwent rapid development and, thanks to the success of co-operative transformation, agriculture easily made it through the famine caused by serious crop failures.
7. 灾荒中,千百万的人就这样死了。
Millions of people died that way in famine.
8. 现在下种间苗已经完毕,只要雨水及时,不致形成连续性的灾荒
Now the work of sowing and thinning out seedlings has ended, and with timely rainfall, there will be no consecutive natural disaster.
9. 灾荒使农民困苦不堪。
The famine bore heavily on the farmers.
10. 1933年的那次灾荒使农民陷于毫无办法的境地。
The famine in 1933 left the peasants helpless.