Today’s word of the day is 福 (fú) which means ‘fortune’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 福 (fú).
福利 (fú lì) Welfare
The first word is 福利 (fú lì) which means ‘welfare’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 福 means fortune and 利 means benefit. A way of using it in a sentence is: 那个国家的福利很好。(Nàge guójiā de fúlì hěn hǎo.) The welfare in that country is good.
福气 (fú qi) Good fortune
Another word we can create with 福 (fú) is 福气 (fú qi). This means good fortune. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 福 means fortune and 气 means energy. A way of using it in a sentence is 他真有福气，从来不需要为金钱操心。(Tā zhēnyǒu fúqi, cónglái bù xūyào wèi jīnqián cāoxīn.) He has such good fortune, never having to worry about money.
幸福 (xìng fú) Happiness
Finally, we can create the word 幸福 (xìng fú) which means ‘happiness’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我的生活充满了幸福。(Wǒ de shēnghuó chōngmǎnle xìngfú.) My life is filled with happiness.