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赎身
Simplified 赎身
Traditional 贖身
Related words 赎身的 赎身者 
Pin Yin
shu2 shen1
English
  • buy back one's freedom
  • ransom
  • redeem oneself
  • redemption
  • [Law] ransom
Examples:
1. 长官们后来安排他暂时栖身狱中,倒不是担心他会作出什么有害之举,而是在和印第安头人们协商他的赎身问题之前,只有如此才最为方便妥善。
"He was lodged in the prison, not as suspected of any offence, but as the most convenient and suitable mode of disposing of him, until the magistrates should have conferred with the Indian sagamores respecting his ransom."
2. 主人选定她归自己,若不喜欢她,就要许她赎身,主人既然用诡诈待她,就没有权柄卖给外邦人。
"If she is not pleasing to her master who has taken her for himself, let a payment be made for her so that she may go free; her master has no power to get a price for her and send her to a strange land, because he has been false to her."
3. "今日可巧有赎身之论,故先用骗词,以探其情,以压其气,然后好下箴规."
"Luckily, by throwing dust in his eyes today, she was able to sound him out and get him into a chastened mood for a good lecture. "
4. 即使是一个国王的赎身钱,也难以买到我的其他几个女儿所要的全部东西。
A King's ransom would hardly have procured all that my other daughters asked for.
5. 如今又给这个印第安人带到这里来找人赎身
And am now brought hither by this Indian to be redeemed out of my captivity.
6. 不属同一农奴主的男女农奴结婚要缴纳“赎身费”,农奴的子女注定终身为农奴。
Male or female serfs belonging to different owners had to pay a "redemption fee" if they wished to marry, and their children were doomed to be serfs for life.
7. 使某人获得自由;(尤指)为某人赎身;解救某人
Obtain the freedom of sb,esp by payment;rescue sb
8. 赎身而作出的赎罪牺牲,随着时间的进展而越来越轻,正如巴霍芬已经指出的:
The sacrifice of atonement by which the woman purchases her freedom becomes increasingly lighter in course of time, as Bachofen already noted:
9. 这种赎身,是一种有限制的献身:巴比伦的女子每年须有一次在米莉塔庙里献身;
This penance consists in a limited surrender: the Babylonian women had to give themselves once a year in the temple of Mylitta;