benbittle
what does 距离 and 之际, mean in this sentence? the sentence is "距离台湾大选还有两个月之际" is 距离...之际, some sort of grammatical structure?
Nov 5, 2019 8:21 AM
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“ 距离...之际 ”相当于when, when it is the time before tove two months 。for exsample:我很高兴,距我的生日还有二个月之际,我收到了大学的通知书。
November 5, 2019
际,在此处相当于“时候”,如果要把这句话翻译成外语,或者干脆就说翻译成英语,只能把它翻译成“时候”,但是“际”的本义不是“时候”,比如“国际”,是说国与国之间,所以“际”的意思应该是“两者之间”,再比如,“天际”,指的是天空和陆地相交接之处,际,就是两者交接的地方。你的这个例句,说的是两次大选,这次大选和下一次大选,互相交接的时候。
November 9, 2019
距离 台湾 大选 还 有 两个月 之际 = there are still two more months before the election in Taiwan it's not grammar, it's vocabulary
November 6, 2019
之,际as words,and 之际as a phrase,are from classical Chinese. 之=的,际=时候 occasion,time,and之际=on the occasion when
November 5, 2019
yes
November 5, 2019
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benbittle
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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Chinese (Mandarin)