2016年6月英语四级翻译预测(18)

来源:网络 2019-04-04

七夕节

原文:自上世纪90年代后期起,七夕节(the Double SeventhFestival )开始被称为“中国的情人节”。这个节日可以追溯到汉朝,当时对恋人、女孩都是个特殊的日子。 这天,女孩会举行仪式,向织女(Zhinv)乞求智慧、技艺和美满婚姻,所以七夕节还被称为“乞巧节(the Begging for SkillsFestival)”。如今,一些传统习俗已经弱化。人们现在把七夕节当作浪漫的情人节来庆祝,尤其是在年轻人中间。

参考译文:The Double Seventh Festival

The Double Seventh Festival has been called Chinese Valentines Day since the late 1990s. The festival can be traced back to the Han Dynasty. It was then a special day not only for lovers, but also for girls.Girls would hold a ceremony to beg Zhinv for wisdom, skills and a satisfying marriage. So it is also calledthe Begging for Skills Festival”.Today some traditional customs have been weakened. Now the festival is celebrated as a romantic valentines day, particularly among young people.




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