Small Animal Riddles, Can You Guess It Right? (Part 16)

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Welcome to the sixteenth edition of our small animal riddles series! Today’s riddle presents an insect that showcases remarkable agility and beauty. Can you guess which creature we're describing?

  1. Helicopter, flying over grass,
    zhí shēng jī, cǎo shàng fēi
  2. Big eyes, playing on the water.
    dà yǎn jīng, shuǐ shàng xì
  • 直升机,草上飞
    zhí shēng jī, cǎo shàng fēi
    The first two lines compare this animal to a helicopter, indicating its ability to hover and fly in various directions. It is often seen flying just above grass, showing its agility and swift movements.
  • 大眼睛,水上戏
    dà yǎn jīng, shuǐ shàng xì
    The next two lines describe this creature’s prominent eyes and its habit of skimming over the water surface. These features are distinctive and help in identifying the animal.

Key Sentences:

  1. The dragonfly hovers above the pond.

qīng tíng zài chí táng shàng kōng pán xuán.
  2. The dragonfly's wings shimmer in the sunlight.


    qīng tíng de chì bǎng zài yáng guāng xià shǎn shǎn fā guāng.
  3. The dragonfly catches insects while flying.

qīng tíng zài fēi xíng zhōng bǔ zhuō kūn chóng.

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