Today’s word of the day is 绩 (jì) which means accomplishment. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 绩 (jì).
成绩 (chéng jì) Grade
The first word is 成绩 (chéng jì) which means ‘grade’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 成 means ‘to succeed’ and 绩 means ‘accomplishment’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 你的成绩出来了吗？(Nǐ de chéngjì chūláile ma?) Have your grades been published yet?
业绩 (yè jì) Performance
Another word we can create with 绩 (jì) is 业绩 (yè jì). This means performance. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 业 means professional, and 绩 means accomplishment, so it is usually used to describe an accomplishment in the business realm. A way of using it in a sentence is 这个月我的业绩又创了新高。(Zhège yuè wǒ de yèjì yòu chuàngle xīngāo.) My performance has hit a new high this month.
功绩 (gōng jì) Merit
Finally, we can create the word 功绩 (gōng jì) which means ‘merit’. A way of using it in a sentence is 他从不说起他自己的功绩。(Tā cóng bù shuō qǐ tā zìjǐ de gōngjì.) He never spoke of his own merits.