Small Animal Riddles, Can You Guess It Right? (Part 10)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Welcome back to our exciting series of Small Animal Riddles! In this edition, we bring you a riddle about a powerful and hardworking animal. Let's see if you can figure it out:

  1. One, two, three, four
    一二三四,
    Yī èr sān sì,
  2. Endless strength
    力大无穷,
    lì dà wú qióng,
  3. Busy all day
    整天忙碌,
    zhěng tiān máng lù,
  4. Works only for humans
    只为人忙。
    zhǐ wèi rén máng.

Let's break down this riddle step by step:

  • 一二三四,力大无穷(Yī èr sān sì,lì dà wú qióng)
    Here, the riddle starts by counting, "one, two, three, four," which might seem puzzling at first. However, it signifies the animal's connection to numbers or a specific sequence. The phrase "with great strength" gives us a clue that this animal is known for its power.
  • 整天忙碌,只为人忙(zhěng tiān máng lù,zhǐ wèi rén máng)
    In these lines, the riddle describes the animal's daily activities—constantly busy and working tirelessly for humans. This behavior points towards an animal that is often associated with labor or service to mankind.

Given these clues, can you guess the answer to this riddle? The answer is the ox, or 牛 (niú).

Key Sentences:

  1. Oxen are good helpers for farmers.
    牛是农民的好帮手。
    niú shì nóngmín de hǎo bāngshǒu.
  2. Oxen pull the plow in the field.
    牛在田里拉犁。
    niú zài tián lǐ lā lí.
  3. The strength of an ox is unmatched by many other animals.
    牛的力量是许多其他动物无法比拟的。
    niú de lì liàng shì xǔ duō qí tā dòng wù wú fǎ bǐ nǐ de.

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