Today’s word of the day is 可 (kě) which means ‘can’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 可 (kě).
可靠 (kě kào) Reliable
The first word is 可靠 (kě kào) which means reliable. Let’s look at each character of this word, 可 means can and 靠 means 'to rely'. A way of using it in a sentence is: 你是我最可靠的朋友。(Nǐ shì wǒ zuì kěkào de péngyǒu.) You are my most reliable friend.
可爱 (kě ài) Cute
Another word we can create with 可 (kě) is 可爱 (kě ài). This is an adjective that means cute. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 可 means can and 爱means love. A way of using it in a sentence is 猫是很可爱的。(Māo shì hěn kě ài de.) Cats are very cute.
可口 (kě kǒu) Coca Cola
Finally, we can create the word 可口 (kě kǒu) which means ‘tasty’. The 口 here means mouth. A well-known brand that has this word in the name is 可口可乐 (kě kǒu kě lè). Can you guess what this brand is? That’s right, it is Coca Cola.