Jonathon Livingston Seagull 2

  1. 觅取食物
    • mi4 qu3 shi2 wu4
    • v. to forage for food
  2. 然而
    • ran2 er2
    • conj. however
  3. 胜过
    • sheng4 guo4
    • v. to surpass, excel
  4. 一切
    • yi4 qie4
    • pro. everything
  5. 生为
    • sheng1 wei2
    • phr. born to be a....
  6. 生为海鸥
    • sheng1 wei2 hai3 ou1
    • phr. born to be a seagull
  7. 半空中
    • ban4 kong1 zhong1
    • n. in mid air, in the air
  8. 远比
    • yuan3 bi3
    • phr. much more
  9. A远比B重要
    • A yuan3 bi3 B zhong4 yao4
    • phr. A is much more important that B
  10. 整日独处
    • zheng3 ri4 du2 chu3
    • to be in solitude all day
  11. 独处
    • du2 chu3
    • v. to live alone, stay alone
  12. 苦练
    • ku3 lian4
    • v. to drill, to practice strictly, practice hard
  13. 低空
    • di1 kong1
    • n. low altitude
  14. 滑翔
    • hua2 xiang2
    • v. to glide
  15. 翼幅
    • yi4 fu2
    • n. wingspan
    • yi4
    • n. wing (bird, airplane, insect) flank (army), 
    • v. to assist (a ruler)
    • fu2
    • char. generally refers to width, breadth, range, margin
  16. 费力
    • fei4 li4
    • v. to require a lot of energy/effort, be energy exhausting, take the trouble to
    • cai3
    • v.
    • 1.to step on, to trample, to tread,
    • 2. to degradeto belittle, to demean
    • jian4
    • v. to splash, spatter
  17. 四溅
    • si4 jian4
    • phr. to fly/splash in all directions (a liquid)
  18. 四起
    • si4 qi3
    • v. to spring up everywhere
  19. 水花
    • shui3 hua1
    • n.
    • 1. splash
    • 2. algal bloom
    • 3. chickenpox
  20. 溅得水花四起
    • jian4 de shui3 hua1 si4 qi3
    • phr. to splash water in all directions
  21. 流线型
    • liu2 xian4 xing2
    • adj. streamlined
  22. 触及
    • chu4 ji2
    • v. to touch
  23. 水痕
    • shui3 hen2
    • n. water trail, trail in the water,
  24. 收着双脚
    • shou1 zhe shuang1 jiao3
    • phr. to hold in (restrain) both feet
  25. 步测
    • bu4 ce4
    • v. to measure out with steps
  26. 滑行
    • hua2 xing2
    • v. to skate, slide, slither
  27. 距离
    • ju4 li2
    • n. distance
    • v. to be apart from
  28. 忧虑
    • you1 lv4
    • v. to be concerned with, be very worried
  29. 万分
    • wan4 fen1
    • adv. very much, extremely
  30. 忧虑万分
    • you1 lv4 wan4 fen1
    • phr. to be extremely worried
  31. 信天翁
    • xin4 tian1 weng1
    • n. albatross (bird)
  32. 放下
    • fang4 xia
    • v. to put down, let it go (possibly metaphorically)
  33. 去做
    • qu4 zuo4
    • phr. to go to do, to do
  34. 放下(smth)让(smb.)去做
    • fang4 xia4 sth rang4 smb qu4 zuo4
    • phr. let it go and let smb else do/handle/worry about it
  35. 瘦得皮包骨头
    • shou4 de pi2 bao1 gu3 tou2
    • phr. nothing more than skin and bones (literally a skin bag around bones)
  36. 干不成
    • gan4 bu4 cheng2
    • phr. not able to accomplish
  37. 不无
    • bu4 wu2
    • adv. not without
  38. 慈爱
    • ci2 ai4
    • adj. (usually towards the young) kind, loving, affectionate
  39. 不无慈爱
    • bu4 wu2 ci2 ai4
    • phr. not without love/affection
  40. 顺从
    • shun4 cong2
    • v. to be obedient to, submit to
  41. 周围
    • zhou1 wei2
    • n. the surroundings
  42. 盘旋
    • pan2 xuan2
    • v. to circle around, spiral, hover, wheel in the air
  43. 面包渣
    • mian4 bao1 zha1
    • n. bread crumbs
  44. 故意
    • gu4 yi4
    • adv. on purpose, deliberately
  45. 凤尾鱼
    • feng4 wei3 yu2
    • n. anchovy 
    • = 鳀鱼 (ti2 yu2)
  46. 抛给
    • pao1 gei3
    • v. to toss to someone
Author
markbradt
ID
348014
Card Set
Jonathon Livingston Seagull 2
Description
"I'll get paid for killing, and this town is full of people who deserve to die."
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