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阿斗
Simplified 阿斗
Traditional 阿鬥
Pin Yin
a1 dou3
English
  • A-dou, nickname of Liu Chan 劉禪|刘禅 (207-271), son of Liu Bei, reigned as Shu Han emperor 233-263
  • fig. weak and inept person
Examples:
1. 正在山上观战的曹操见赵云势不可挡,传令一定要活捉。赵云利用这个机会冲出包围,终于将阿斗交给了刘备。
Cao Cao, who was watching the battle from a nearby hilltop, ordered that Zhao Yun be captured alive. Zhao Yun made the most of Cao's no-kill order and broke through the siege in the end. When he returned to his camp, Zhao Yun handed the young master to Liu Bei.
2. 不要把群众看作阿斗
Don't treat the masses as if they were fools.
3. 糜夫人说:"见到将军阿斗有救了,……我死而无恨!"说完,趁赵云不注意跳井身亡。
Madam Mi said: "A Dou is safe now with you, General. I'd rather die than encumber you."When Zhao Yun was not looking her way, Madam Mi threw herself into the well.
4. 扶不起的阿斗
One who is so incompetent that no amount of help can make hime successful
5. 这时曹兵向这边杀来,赵云含泪推倒土墙埋了夫人,急忙抱起阿斗往外冲。
Suddenly, Cao troops came charging toward Zhao Yun. With tears in his eyes, Zhao Yun pushed down what remained of the collapsed wall to cover the dry well. He then held A Dou against his chest and rode his horse onward as he fought off attackers.
6. 你们就是‘阿斗’,又不认得几个字”。
They're just blockheads! They can barely read and write."