Today’s word of the day is 点 (diǎn) which is a noun that means point. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 点 (diǎn).
优点 (yōu diǎn) Merit
The first word is 优点 (yōu diǎn) which means merit. Let’s look at each character of this word, 优 means excellence and 点 means point. A way of using it in a sentence is 他有他的优点。(Tā yǒu tā de yōudiǎn.) He has his own merits.
缺点 (quē diǎn) Flaw
Another word we can create with 点 (diǎn) is 缺点 (quē diǎn). This means ‘flaw’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 缺 means ‘to lack’ and 点means point. A way of using it in a sentence is 他一点缺点都没有。(Tā yīdiǎn quēdiǎn dōu méiyǒu.) He has no flaws at all.
特点 (tè diǎn) Feature
Finally, we can create the word 特点 (tè diǎn) which is a noun that means feature. The 特 here means special. A way of using it in a sentence is 你的城市有什么特点? (Nǐ de chéngshì yǒu shé me tèdiǎn?) What features does your city have?