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孟婆汤

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ID: 2735 Advanced
在中国民间传说里,人死了以后,都要到阴间喝一碗孟婆汤,才能到下一辈子去,这一课就让我们来听听为什么人死后需要这一碗孟婆汤。
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
鬼门关 guǐménguān ghost door; to door to the underworld
黄泉路 huángquánlù yellow spring path (the road to the underworld)
孟婆汤 mèngpótāng Mengpo soup (a soup brewed by Mengpo the deity gatekeeper of the underworld which makes people forget their former lives)
前世今生 qiánshì jīnshēng this current incarnation
年轻人,要不要喝一碗汤啊?
niánqīngrén ,yào bú yào hē yì wǎn tāng ā ?
Young man, do you want a bowl of soup?
婆婆,你是谁?这里是哪里?
pópo ,nǐ shì shéi ?zhèlǐ shì nǎli ?
Who are you, ma'am? Where is this?
你刚刚经过了鬼门关,走完了黄泉路,你现在知道你在哪里了吗?
nǐ gānggāng jīngguò le le guǐménguān ,zǒu wán le huángquánlù ,nǐ xiànzài zhīdào nǐ zài nǎli le ma ?
You've come through the gate between the living and the dead and walked the long road into the underworld. Do you understand where you are now?
我已经死了吗?怎么可能?小湘呢?你告诉我她还活着!
wǒ yǐjīng sǐ le ma ?zěnme kěnéng ?xiǎoxiāng ne ?nǐ gàosu wǒ tā hái huó zhe zhe !
I'm dead? How is that possible? What about Xiaoxiang? Tell me she's still alive!
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