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水滑洗凝脂

English translation: warmed and smoothed the creamy-tinted crystal of her skin

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01:23 Nov 2, 2008
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Chinese term or phrase: 水滑洗凝脂
it came from the Tang Dynasty poem called Chang Hen Ge
the term is still used in daily life
i think it is used to describe hot springs
jenlu
Taiwan
Local time: 00:36
English translation:warmed and smoothed the creamy-tinted crystal of her skin
Explanation:
春寒赐浴华清池,
It was early spring. They bathed her in the Flower Pure Pool,
温泉水滑洗凝脂。
Which warmed and smoothed the creamy-tinted crystal of her skin.



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Note added at 17分钟 (2008-11-02 01:40:13 GMT)
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You can find the English version of Chang Hen Ge by visiting the following website:
http://www.k555.cn/thread-3379-1-23.html
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TRANS4CHINA
China
Local time: 00:36
Grading comment
thanks! now i have a better idea of what this term means
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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warmed and smoothed the creamy-tinted crystal of her skin


Explanation:
春寒赐浴华清池,
It was early spring. They bathed her in the Flower Pure Pool,
温泉水滑洗凝脂。
Which warmed and smoothed the creamy-tinted crystal of her skin.



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Note added at 17分钟 (2008-11-02 01:40:13 GMT)
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You can find the English version of Chang Hen Ge by visiting the following website:
http://www.k555.cn/thread-3379-1-23.html


    Reference: http://www.cctv.com.cn/program/happychina/20051008/101334.sh...
TRANS4CHINA
China
Local time: 00:36
Native speaker of: Chinese
PRO pts in category: 3
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thanks! now i have a better idea of what this term means
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