Today’s word of the day is 具 (jù) which means ‘tool’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 具 (jù).
玩具 (wán jù) Toy
The first word is 玩具 (wán jù) which means ‘toy’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 玩 means to play, and 具 means tool. A way of using it in a sentence is: 他给孩子买了很多玩具。(Tā gěi háizi mǎile hěnduō wánjù.) He bought a lot of toys for the kid.
面具 (miàn jù) Mask
Another word we can create with 具 (jù) is 面具 (miàn jù). This is a noun that means mask. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 面 means face and 具 means tool. A way of using it in a sentence is 你每天戴着面具生活不累吗？ (Nǐ měitiān dàizhe miànjù shēnghuó bú lèi ma?) Are you not tired of wearing a mask every day? Say this to someone who seems to be hiding their true self.
具体 (jù tǐ) Specific
Finally, we can create the word 具体 (jù tǐ) which means specific. A way of using it in a sentence is 可以说说你的具体要求吗？ (Kěyǐ shuō shuō nǐ de jùtǐ yāoqiú ma?) Can you tell me your specific requirements?