Today’s word of the day is 歌 (gē) which means song. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 歌 (gē).
歌手 (gē shǒu) Singer
The first word is 歌手 (gē shǒu) which means singer. Let’s look at each character of this word, 歌 means song and 手 means hand. A way of using it in a sentence is 我最喜欢的歌手是周杰伦。 (Wǒ zuì xǐhuan de gē shǒu shì Zhōu Jiélún.) My favorite singer is Jay Chou.
歌词 (gē cí) Lyrics
Another word we can create with 歌 (gē) is 歌词 (gē cí). This means ‘lyrics’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 歌 means song, and 词 means word. A way of using it in a sentence is 这首歌的歌词很有意义。 (Zhè shǒu gē de gē cí hěn yǒu yìyì.) The lyrics of this song are very meaningful.
唱歌 (chàng gē) To sing
Finally, we can create the word 唱歌 (chàng gē) which means ‘to sing’. A way of using it in a sentence is 当我感到难过时，我会唱歌来让自己感觉更好。 (Dāng wǒ gǎn dào nán guò shí, wǒ huì chàng gē lái ràng zì jǐ gǎn jué gèng hǎo) When I feel sad, I sing to make myself feel better.