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闭月羞花 (b) ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程

August 25, 2021 Eric and Martin Season 1 Episode 10
Road To Learning Chinese
闭月羞花 (b) ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程
Show Notes Transcript

part 4 and the final part of our 四大美女 series, and part 2 of 闭月羞花。 For intermediate to advanced Chinese learners.

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Story Transcript:

"羞花",说的是杨贵妃。一天,她到花园赏花散心,看见盛开鲜花,便伸手去摸,花瓣立即收缩,绿叶卷起低下。这时,被一宫女看见。宫女到处说,杨玉环和花比美,花儿都含羞低下了头。这件事传到唐明皇耳朵里,便喜出望外,当即宣布要见她,明皇一见,果然美貌无比,便将杨玉环留在身边。

" xiū huā ", shuō de shì yáng guì fēi 。 yī tiān , tā dào huā yuán shǎng huā sàn xīn , kàn jiàn shèng kāi xiān huā , biàn shēn shǒu qù mō , huā bàn lì jí shōu suō , lǜ yè juàn qǐ dī xià 。 zhè shí , bèi yī gōng nǚ kàn jiàn 。 gōng nǚ dào chǔ shuō , yáng yù huán hé huā bǐ měi , huār dōu hán xiū dī xià le tóu 。 zhè jiàn shì chuán dào táng míng huáng ěr duǒ lǐ , biàn xǐ chū wàng wài , dāng jí xuān bù yào jiàn tā , míng huáng yī jiàn , guǒ rán měi mào wú bǐ , biàn jiāng yáng yù huán liú zài shēn biān 。
 
Key Vocabulary:

贵妃 - highest ranking imperial concubine 
guì fēi

花瓣 - petals
huā bàn

收缩 - contract, shrink
shōu suō

含羞 - look/feel shy
hán xiū

喜出望外 -overjoyed, pleasantly surprised
xǐ chū wàng wài 

当即 - right away
dāng jí