Chinese Without a Teacher (1922)/The Sportsman

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THE SPORTSMAN.

Saddle the pony 備馬 Pay mah.
Where are the dogs? 狗在那兒 Ko dzi nar?
Call the mahfoo 叫馬夫來 Cheeow mahfoo li.
I don't want this saddle 不要這個鞍子 Poo yow chayka ahndza.
Bring the bridle 拿嚼子來 Na cheeowdza li.
There's no halter 沒有籠頭 Mayo loongt'o.
This stirrup is too long 這個馬鐙長 Chayka mahtung ch'ahng.
That one is too short 那個馬鐙短 Nahka mahtung tooahn.
Bring my whip 拿鞭子來 Nah pe-endza li.
I want to ride the bay pony 我要騎紅馬 Waw yow ch'ee hoong mah.
I'll ride the white pony to-morrow 明天要騎白馬 Mingt'e-enn yow ch'ee pi mah.
You haven't fed him 你沒有餧他 Nee mayo way-t'ah.
You only give him chopped straw 你竟給他短草 Nee jing kay t'ah tooahn ts'ow.
You must also give him Indian corn 你還得給他棒子 Nee hi tay kay t'ah pahngdza.
Bring a bucket of water 拿一筲水 Nah yee show shooey.
This girth won't do 這個肚帶不行 Chayka too-ti poo shing.
Get a fresh one 換一個新的 Hwahn yeeka sheenty.
Get him shod to-morrow 明天給他釘掌 Mingt'e-enn kay t'ah ting jahng.
This stable is draughty 這個馬棚透風 Chayka mahp'ung t'o fung.
You must put a pane of glass here 這兒要配一塊玻璃 Cher yow p'ay yeek'wi pawlee.
Feed the dogs 餧狗 Way ko.
Where's the big dog? 大狗在那兒 Tah ko dzi nar?
The small dog has not come back 小狗沒回來 Sheeow ko may hooey-li.
Are there any hares here? 這個地方有野貓沒有 Chayka teefahng yo yaymow mayo?
Are there any foxes ? 有狐狸沒有 Yo hoolee mayo?
The pony is hot; don't feed him yet 馬出了汗先不要餧他 Mah ch'oola hahn; sheen poo yow way t'ah.
I want to buy a good pony 我要買一匹好馬 Waw yow mi yee p'ee how mah.
This pony is not fast, or, won't do for racing 這個馬跑得不快 Chayka mah, p'owta poo k'wi.
A good pony is very dear now 好馬現在狠貴 How mah she-en-dzi hun kooey.
Are there any wolves here? 這兒有狼沒有 Cher yo lahng mayo?
Walk my pony about 把馬蹓一蹓 Pah mah layo-layo.
A fox! a fox! Let go the dogs! 狐狸狐狸放狗放狗 Hoolee! hoolee! Fahng ko, fahng ko!