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自相矛盾 ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程

July 21, 2021 Eric and Martin Season 1 Episode 6
Road To Learning Chinese
自相矛盾 ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程
Show Notes Transcript

Eric and Martin discuss the 成语 自相矛盾 .  你在你生活中能用上这个成语吗? 别忘!Follow us on Instagram for more chinese learning content @roadtolearningchinese.  

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Story Transcript

在战国时期,楚国有个卖矛和盾的人,他先夸耀自己的盾很坚硬,说:“无论用什么东西都无法破坏它!”然后,他又夸耀自己的矛很锐利,说:“无论什么东西都能被它破坏!”,市场上的人质问他:“如果用你的矛去刺你的盾,它们将怎么样?”,那个人无法回答。众人嘲笑他。无法被刺穿的盾牌和能刺破所有盾的长矛,是不可能共同存在的。

zài zhàn guó shí qī , chǔ guó yǒu gè mài máo hé dùn de rén , tā xiān kuā yào zì jǐ de dùn hěn jiān yìng , shuō :“ wú lùn yòng shén me dōng xī dū wú fǎ pò huài tā !” rán hòu , tā yòu kuā yào zì jǐ de máo hěn ruì lì , shuō :“ wú lùn shén me dōng xī dū néng bèi tā pò huài !”, shì cháng shàng de rén zhì wèn tā :“ rú guǒ yòng nǐ de máo qù cì nǐ de dùn , tā mén jiāng zěn me yàng ?”, nà gè rén wú fǎ huí dá 。 zhòng rén cháo xiào tā 。 wú fǎ bèi cì chuān de dùn pái hé néng cì pò suǒ yǒu dùn de cháng máo , shì bù kě néng gòng tóng cún zài de 。

Story source: https://baike.baidu.com/item/自相矛盾/1417775

Key Vocabulary

1.夸耀 - brag about, show off
kuā yào 

2.坚硬 - hard, solid
jiān yìng 

3.锐利 - sharpe-edged, penetrating, incisive
ruì lì 

4.质问 - interrogate, call into account
zhì wèn 

5.嘲笑 - ridicule, laugh at
cháo xiào