Today’s word of the day is 活 (huó) which means ‘living’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 活 (huó).
生活 (shēng huó) Life
The first word is 生活 (shēng huó) which means ‘life’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 生 means ‘life’ and 活 means ‘living’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 他生活很忙。(Tā shēnghuó hěn máng.) His life is busy.
活动 (huó dòng) Activity
Another word we can create with 活 (huó) is 活动 (huó dòng). This is a noun that means activity. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 活 means ‘to live’ and 动 means ‘to move’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我想参加课外活动。(Wǒ xiǎng cānjiā kèwài huódòng.) I want to participate in extracurricular activities.
活泼 (huó po) Lively
Finally, we can create the word 活泼 (huó po) which means ‘lively’. A way of using it in a sentence is 你的性格很活泼。(Nǐ de xìnggé hěn huópo.) Your personality is lively.