Children Story-The Fox and the Tiger-hu jiɑ hu wei-狐假虎威Monday, February 27, 2023
Do you want to learn Chinese through stories? Here is a story named-The Fox and the Tiger. Had you ever heard it before? Let's take a look.
One day, there was hungry tiger was looking for food in the forest when he saw a fox pass by.
yì tiān，yì zhī jī è de láo hǔ zhènɡ zài sēn lín lǐ xún zhǎo shí wù de shí hou，fā xiàn yì zhī hú li lù ɡuò。
He caught the fox, and opened his mouth, was about to eat it.
tā zhuā zhù hú li，zhānɡ kāi zuǐ，zhǔn bèi chī diào tā。
The fox yelled:"My dear sir, listen to me first. As we all know, you're the king of beasts, but you can't eat me, because I was sent by God to be the king of kings.If you eat me, you'll be severely punished by God."
hú li dà jiào dào：“ qīn ài de dài wɑnɡ，nín xiān tīnɡ wǒ。zhònɡ suǒ zhōu zhī，nín shì bǎi shòu zhī wánɡ，dàn shì nǐ bù nénɡ chī wǒ，yīn wèi wǒ shì shànɡ dì pài lái de wàn wánɡ zhī wánɡ。rú ɡuǒ nǐ chī le wǒ，shànɡ dì jiānɡ huì yán lì de chénɡ fá nǐ。”
The tiger didn't belive his words.
láo hǔ bù xiānɡ xìn tā de huà。
The fox said again:"If you don't belive me,then,I can walk in front of you and see if all the animals are afraind of me."
hú li yòu shuō：“rú ɡuǒ nǐ bù xiānɡ xìn wǒ，nà me，wǒ ké yǐ zǒu zài nǐ de qián miɑn，kàn kɑn suó yǒu de dònɡ wù shì bu shì dōu hài pà wǒ。”
The tiger agreed.
láo hǔ tónɡ yì le。
The fox walk forward swaggering up, and the tiger behind him carefully.
hú li dà yáo dà bǎi de xiànɡ qián zǒu，láo hǔ xiǎo xīn yì yì de ɡēn zài tā shēn hòu。
All the animals were too scared and ran away immedicately when they saw the tiger behind the fox.
suó yǒu de dònɡ wù dōu tài hài pà le，dānɡ tā men kàn dào hú li shēn hòu de láo hǔ shí，dōu lì kè pǎo kāi le。
The fox looked at the tiger proudly.
hú li yánɡ yánɡ dé yì dì kàn xiànɡ láo hǔ。
The tiger felt surprised with the thought that the fox scared those animals.
yì xiǎnɡ dào hú li xià pǎo le nà xiē dònɡ wù，láo hǔ jiù jué dé hěn chī jīnɡ。
So, he let the fox go.
yú shì，tā fànɡ zǒu le hú li。
However, he didn't realise that it was him that the beasts were really afraid of in fact.
rán ér，tā méi yǒu yì shí dào，shì shí shànɡ yě shòu men zhēn zhènɡ hài pà de shì tā。
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