Today’s word of the day is 粉 (fěn) [REPEAT], a noun that means powder. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 粉 (fěn).
粉红色 (fěnhóng sè) Pink
The first word is 粉红色 (fěnhóng sè) which means pink. Let’s look at each character of this word, 粉 means powder and 红色 means red color. A way of using it in a sentence is 他喜欢穿粉红色的衣服。(Tā xǐhuān chuān fěnhóng sè de yīfu.) He likes to wear pink clothes.
面粉 (miànfěn) Flour
Another word we can create with 粉 (fěn) is 面粉 (miànfěn). This is a noun that means flour. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 面 means noodle and 粉 means powder. A way of using it in a sentence is 他正在厨房里用面粉做蛋糕。(Tā zhèngzài chúfáng lǐ yòng miànfěn zuò dàngāo.) - He is using flour to make a cake in the kitchen now.
粉丝 (fěnsī) Fans
Finally, we can create the word 粉丝 (fěnsī) which means fans. A way of using it in a sentence is 这位明星有很多忠实的粉丝。(Zhè wèi míngxīng yǒu hěnduō zhōngshí de fěnsī.) - This celebrity has many loyal fans.