Today’s word of the day is 果 (guǒ) which means fruit. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 果 (guǒ).
苹果 (píng guǒ) Apple
The first word is 苹果 (píng guǒ) which is a noun that means apple. This word was the keyword for a very popular Chinese song, and a line of the lyrics goes like this: 你是我的小呀小苹果。(Nǐ shì wǒ de xiǎo ya xiǎo píngguǒ.) You are my little little apple. And little apple here has a meaning of cute or someone that you like.
效果 (xiào guǒ) Effect
Another word we can create with 果 (guǒ) is 效果 (xiào guǒ). This means effect. A way of using it in a sentence is 中医按摩的效果很好。(Zhōngyī ànmó de xiàoguǒ hěn hǎo.) The effects of Traditional Chinese massage are very good.
结果 (jié guǒ) Result
Finally, we can create the word 结果 (jié guǒ) which is a noun that means result. A way of using it in a sentence is 这是我期望的结果。(Zhè shì wǒ qīwàng de jiéguǒ.) These are the results that I expected.