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天衣无缝 ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程

July 28, 2021 Eric and Martin Season 1 Episode 7
Road To Learning Chinese
天衣无缝 ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程
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天衣无缝. Do you know this idiom? We tell you the story and give you a breakdown in both English and Chinese

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Story Transcript:

相传太原书生郭翰才华过人。有一年盛夏,郭翰在院中躺着乘凉时,看见有一个少女从天上下来,她长得美艳无比,自称是天上的织女。郭翰见她的衣服上一条缝隙也没有,就惊奇地询问原因。少女回答说:我穿的是天衣,天衣不是用针线缝制的,哪里来的缝隙呢?

xiāng chuán tài yuán shū shēng guō hàn cái huá guò rén 。 yǒu yī nián shèng xià , guō hàn zài yuàn zhōng tǎng zhe chéng liáng shí , kàn jiàn yǒu yī gè shào nǚ cóng tiān shàng xià lái , tā zhǎng de měi yàn wú bǐ , zì chēng shì tiān shàng de zhī nǚ 。 guō hàn jiàn tā de yī fú shàng yī tiáo fèng xì yě méi yǒu , jiù jīng qí de xún wèn yuán yīn 。 shào nǚ huí dá shuō : wǒ chuān de shì tiān yī , tiān yī bù shì yòng zhēn xiàn féng zhì de , nǎ lǐ lái de fèng xì ne ?

Key Vocabulary: 

  1. 相传 xiāng chuán - According to legend

  2. 盛夏 shèng xià - The height of summer

  3. 乘凉 chéng liáng - Enjoying the cool/escaping the heat

  4. 美艳 měi yàn - Gorgeous

  5. 自称 zì chēng - Self-proclaimed

  6. 缝隙 fèng xì - Crack/Crevice/Leak

  7. 惊奇 jīng qí  - Amazed

  8. 破绽 pò zhàn - Burst seam