Today’s word of the day is 回 (huí) which means ‘to return’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 回 (huí).
回来 (huí lái) To come back
The first word is 回来 (huí lái) which means to come back. Let’s look at each character of this word, 回 means to return and 来 (lái) means to come. A way of using it in a sentence is 我妈妈回来了。 (Wǒ māma huíláile.) My mom has come back.
回国 (huí guó) To return
Another word we can create with 回 (huí) is 回国 (huí guó). This means to return to one’s home country. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 回 means to return and 国means country. A way of using it in a sentence is 你什么时候回国? (Nǐ shénme shíhòu huíguó?) When will you go back to your home country? Maybe you can ask a student who is studying abroad.
回声 (huí shēng) Echo
Finally, we can create the word 回声 (huí shēng) which is a noun that means echo. The 声here means sound. A way of using it in a sentence is 这个洞的回声很大。(Zhège dòng de huíshēng hěn dà.) The echo in this cave is very loud.