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中西僵尸比一比

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ID: 2624 Advanced
僵尸到底是鬼怪还是病毒感染?是乡村里的迷信还是都市中的传说?古代中国人怕僵尸的原因跟现代人似乎不太一样,不论你是僵尸粉丝还是民间传说的专家,对这个话题应该都不陌生,让我们来试试看,如何很专业地谈论这个通俗话题。
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僵尸 jiāngshī chinese zombie
的确 díquè indeed
尸体 shītǐ corpse
相似之处 xiāngsìzhīchù similarities
我的天!这几年差不多每年都要出几部僵尸片,不过这些西洋僵尸跟咱们中国的僵尸可太不一样了。
wǒdetiān !zhèjǐnián chàbuduō měinián dōu yào chū jǐ bù jiāngshī piàn ,bùguò zhèxiē xīyáng jiāngshī gēn zánmen Zhōngguó de jiāngshī kě tài bùyīyàng le 。
My god! Over the last few years several zombie movies have come out each year, but Western zombies are very different from the Chinese concept of zombies.
的确,除了都是尸体变成的以外,没有任何相似之处,其实说僵尸也不太准确,西洋的这种,正确的叫法应该是“活尸“。
díquè ,chúle dōu shì shītǐ biànchéng de yǐwài ,méiyǒu rènhé xiāngsìzhīchù ,qíshí shuō jiāngshī yě bù tài zhǔnquè ,xīyáng de zhèzhǒng ,zhèngquè de jiàofǎ yīnggāi shì “huóshī “。
Indeed, except for the fact that they both come from dead bodies, there are hardly any similarities, even using the word "jiangshi" isn't quite appropriate when referring to Western zombies, as it would be better to call them "huoshi" or living dead.
噢!其实还有个相同点,就是他们都会咬人,并且被咬的人都会变成他的同类!
ò !qíshí háiyǒu gè xiāngtóngdiǎn ,jiùshì tāmen dōuhuì yǎo rén ,bìngqiě bèi yǎo de rén dōuhuì biànchéng tā de tónglèi !
Oh! Actually, there is also another similarity, they both bite people and the person they bite turns into the same kind of creature!
对对!难怪很自然地跟咱们的僵尸混为一谈了!
duìduì !nánguài hěn zìrán de gēn zánmen de jiāngshī hùnwéiyītán le !
Yes! No wonder they're often talked about together with our zombies, Haha!
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