Today’s word of the day is 广 (guǎng) which means ‘broad’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 广 (guǎng).
广播 (guǎng bō) Broadcast
The first word is 广播 (guǎng bō) which means ‘broadcast’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 广 means broad and 播means cast. A way of using it in a sentence is: 新闻广播开始了。(Xīnwén guǎngbō kāishǐle.) The news broadcast has started.
广告 (guǎng gào) Advert
Another word we can create with 广 (guǎng) is 广告 (guǎng gào). This means ‘advert’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 广 means broad and 告means announcement. A way of using it in a sentence is 这家公司在广告上花了很多钱。(Zhè jiā gōngsī zài guǎnggào shàng huāle hěnduō qián.) This company spends a lot of money on adverts.
广场 (guǎng chǎng) Public Square
Finally, we can create the word 广场 (guǎng chǎng) which means ‘public square’. The 场 here means venue. A way of using it in a sentence is 你去过上海市中心的人民广场吗？ (Nǐ qùguò shànghǎi shì zhōngxīn de rénmín guǎngchǎng ma?) Have you been to People’s Square in the city center of Shanghai?