Today’s word of the day is: 累 (lèi) which means tired. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases and sentences with 累 (lèi).
疲累 (pí lèi) Exhausted
The first word is 疲累 (pí lèi) which means exhausted. A way of using it in a sentence is 今天工作很辛苦，我感到非常疲累。(Jīntiān gōngzuò hěn xīnkǔ, wǒ gǎndào fēicháng pílèi.) I feel very exhausted today after a hard day's work.
累赘 (lèi zhuì) Burden
Another word we can create with 累 (lèi) is 累赘 (lèi zhuì). This means burden. A way of using it in a sentence is 这个任务对他来说已经成为了一种累赘。(Zhège rènwù duì tā lái shuō yǐjīng chéngwéile yī zhǒng lèizhuì.) This task has become a burden for him.
累及 (lěi jí) To affect
Finally we can expand and create the word 累及 (lěi jí) which means to affect. 累 actually has another tone, which is the third tone. A way of using it in a sentence is 这次事故不仅仅对公司造成了损失，还累及了整个行业。(Zhè cì shìgù bùjǐn jùi gōngsī zàochéngle sǔnshī, hái lěijíle zhěnggè hángyè.) This accident not only caused losses to the company but also affected the entire industry