Today’s word of the day is 单 (dān) which means ‘single’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 单 (dān).
单身 (dān shēn) Single
The first word is 单身 (dān shēn) which means single, as in not in a relationship. Let’s look at each character of this word, 单 means single and身 means body. A way of using it in a sentence is: 你单身吗？ (Nǐ dānshēn ma?) Are you single? You can ask someone that you like.
单纯 (dān chún) Simple
Another word we can create with 单 (dān) is 单纯 (dān chún). This means pure. A way of using it in a sentence is 他是个单纯的小孩，你不要骗他。(Tā shìgè dānchún de xiǎohái, nǐ búyào piàn tā.) He is a pure and innocent child, don’t trick him.
简单 (jiǎn dān) Simple
Finally, we can create the word 简单 (jiǎn dān) which means ‘simple’. A way of using it in a sentence is 这些题对我来说很简单。(Zhèxiē tí duì wǒ lái shuō hěn jiǎndān.) These questions were very easy for me.