Today’s word of the day is 飞 (fēi) which means ‘to fly’. Let’s practice making words, phrases, and sentences with 飞 (fēi).
飞机 (fēi jī) Airplane
The first word is 飞机 (fēi jī) which means ‘airplane’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 飞 means ‘to fly’, and 机 means ‘machine’. A way of using it in a sentence is 飞机起飞前，请系好安全带。(Fēijī qǐfēi qián, qǐng jì hǎo ānquán dài.) Please fasten your seat belt before takeoff.
飞行 (fēixíng) Flight
Another word we can create with 飞 (fēi) is 飞行 (fēixíng). This is a noun that means ‘flight’. A way of using it in a sentence is 这次飞行非常顺利，没有任何问题。(Zhè cì fēixíng fēicháng shùnlì, méiyǒu rènhé wèntí.) The flight was very smooth, and there were no problems.
飞翔 (fēixiáng) To soar
Finally, we can create the word 飞翔 (fēixiáng) which means ‘to soar’. A way of using it in a sentence is 鸟儿在天空中自由自在地飞翔。(Niǎo er zài tiānkōng zhōng zìyóu zìzài de fēixiáng.) Birds soar freely in the sky.