Today’s word of the day is 安 (ān) which means ‘calm’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 安 (ān).
安全 (ān quán) Safe
The first word is 安全 (ān quán) which is an adjective that means ‘safe’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 安 means ‘calm’ and 全 means ‘complete’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 请注意安全。(Qǐng zhùyì ānquán.) Please pay attention to your safety.
安排 (ān pái) To arrange
Another word we can create with 安 (ān) is 安排 (ān pái). This means ‘to arrange'. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 安 means calm, and 排 means row. A way of using it in a sentence is 我已经安排好了。(Wǒ yǐjīng ānpái hǎole.) I already arranged everything.
安慰 (ān wèi) To comfort
Finally, we can create the word 安慰 (ān wèi) which means ‘to comfort’. A way of using it in a sentence is 他在我难过的时候安慰我。(Tā zài wǒ nánguò de shíhòu ānwèi wǒ.) He comforted me when I was sad.