Today’s word of the day is 光 (guāng) which means ‘shine’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 光 (guāng).
阳光 (yáng guāng) Sunshine
The first word is 阳光 (yáng guāng) which means ‘sunshine’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 阳means ‘sun’ and 光 means ‘shine’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 他这个人很阳光。(Tā zhège rén hěn yángguāng.) He is a very cheerful person. 阳光 when used as an adjective, can be used to describe someone who is bright and full of energy.
阳光 (yáng guāng) Bright
Another word we can create with 光 (guāng) is 光明 (guāng míng). This means ‘bright’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 光 means shine and 明 means clear. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们都有光明的未来。(Wǒmen dōu yǒu guāngmíng de wèilái.) We all have a bright future.
发光 (fā guāng) To glow
Finally, we can create the word 发光 (fā guāng) which means ‘to glow’. The 发 here means ‘to emit’. A way of using it in a sentence is 满天星星闪烁发光。(Mǎn tiān xīngxing shǎnshuò fāguāng.) The whole sky was sparkling and glowing with stars.