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Change log entry 68594
Processed by: goldyn_chyld (2019-11-07 15:32:37 GMT)
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【Wenlin】
v. marry down (of females)

【Pleco】
VERB (of a woman of high birth) marry a man of lower social status; marry down

【LAC】
原指地位高的女子嫁给地位低的男子;今多泛称女子嫁人,不论地位高低。
| 公主~平民
| 闪电~。

【MoE】
地位高的嫁给地位低的。
| 《诗经.召南.何彼襛矣.序》:「虽则王姬,亦下嫁于诸侯。」
| 《新唐书.卷八三.诸帝公主传.世祖一女传》:「同安公主,高祖同母媦也。下嫁隋州刺吏王裕。」

【规范】
动 旧指帝王的女儿出嫁; 泛指富贵人家的女儿嫁给贫穷或地位较低的人家。


她总认为自己下嫁了。
She always thought that she had married beneath her.

明仁天皇惟一的小女儿、年36岁的纪宫公主今天将下嫁给一位平民,从此离开这个世界上最古老的皇室家族,成千上万祝福者前来向她表示问候和祝愿。
Japanese Princess Sayako, the emperor's only daughter, was greeted by thousands of well-wishers as she prepared to marry a commoner at age36 and leave the world's oldest monarchy.

皇后的孙女萨拉公主在苏格兰下嫁橄榄球明星丁达尔。
The queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips married rugby ace Mike Tindall in Scotland.

然而现在,这位第十八任阿尔巴女公爵决意舍弃她的庞大家产,只为下嫁给一个小小公务员。
Now, however, the 18th Duchess of Alba is giving away her immense personal fortune in order to be free to marry a minor civil servant.

聪明的女人要下嫁:降低标准,找个差不多的男人就嫁了吧!
Intelligent women forced to 'dumb down' and find a less-educated man to marry.
Diff:
+ 下嫁 下嫁 [xia4 jia4] /(of a woman) to marry a man of lower social status/to marry down/
By MDBG 2019
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