Today’s word of the day is: 鸡 (jī) which is a noun that means chicken. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases and sentences with 鸡 (jī).
鸡肉 (jī ròu) Chicken meat
The first word is 鸡肉 (jī ròu) which means chicken meat. Let’s look at each character of this word, 鸡 means chicken and 肉 means meat. A way of using it in a sentence is: 我喜欢吃烤鸡肉。(wǒ xǐ huān chī kǎo jī ròu.) I like to eat grilled chicken meat.
鸡汤 (jī tāng) Chicken soup
Another word we can create with 鸡 (jī)) is 鸡汤 (jī tāng). This means ‘chicken soup’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 鸡 means chicken and 汤 means soup. A way of using it in a sentence is 生病时，喝热鸡汤有助于恢复健康。(shēng bìng shí, hē rè jī tāng yǒu zhù yú huī fù jiàn kāng.) Drinking hot chicken soup when you're sick helps with recovery.
鸡尾酒 (jī wěi jiǔ) Cocktail
Finally we can create the word 鸡尾酒 (jī wěi jiǔ) which is a noun that means cocktail. The 尾 here means tail and 酒 means alcohol. A way of using it in a sentence is 他喝了几杯鸡尾酒。(Tā hē le jǐ bēi jī wěi jiǔ.) He had a few cocktails.