英语六级翻译新题型练习2

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2014-4-14 11:24

【原文】
赵州桥坐落在洨河上,距离赵县南部约2.5公里。这座桥是在公元605年至公元616年建造的。赵州桥是由中国著名的匠师李春设计的,是用石头建造的,长50.82米,宽10米,还有一个不可思议的弧形桥洞,高7.23米,跨度为37.35米。桥上的石头栏杆和柱子上雕刻着美丽的龙凤图案。这座桥是一座空腹式的圆弧形石拱桥,两边有两个小拱,这是中国最早的拱桥之一,在中国桥梁建筑史上占有重要的地位,让游客和工程师们都很感兴趣。

【翻译词汇】
赵州桥 Zhaozhou Bridge

洨河 Jiao River

建造 construct

匠师 mason

不可思议的 unusual

弧形桥洞 arch

跨度 span

栏杆 railing

柱子 column

龙凤 dragon and phoenix

空腹式的 open-spandrel

占有 occupy

【参考译文】
Zhaozhou Bridge was built on the Jiao River about 2.5 kilometers away from the south of Zhaoxian county. The bridge was constructed in AD 605-616. Designed by a well-known Chinese mason, Li Chun, it’s made of stone, 50.82 meters long and 10 meters wide, with an unusual arch that is 7.23 meters high with a span of 37.35 meters. The stone railing and columns on the bridge were carved with beautiful dragon and phoenix designs. One of the earliest Chinese arch bridges with a long open-spandrel arch in the middle and two small arches on each side, this bridge occupies an important place in the history of Chinese bridge building and has been of interest to tourists and engineers alike.