Today’s word of the day is 灵 (líng) which means ‘quick’ or can also mean ‘spirit’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 灵 (líng).
灵活 (líng huó) Flexible
The first word is 灵活 (líng huó) which means flexible. A way of using it in a sentence is 她的身体很灵活，可以轻松地完成各种运动。 (Tā de shēn tǐ hěn líng huó, kě yǐ qīng sōng de wán chéng gè zhǒng yùn dòng.) Her body is very flexible and can easily perform various movements.
灵感 (líng gǎn) Inspiration
Another word we can create with 灵 (líng) is 灵感 (líng gǎn). This is a noun that means inspiration. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 灵 means quick, and 感 means feeling. A way of using it in a sentence is 这幅画是我最近灵感的产物。 (Zhè fú huà shì wǒ zuì jìn líng gǎn de chǎn wù). This painting is the result of my recent inspiration.
灵魂 (líng hún) Soul
Finally, we can create the word 灵魂 (líng hún) which is a noun that means soul. A way of using it in a sentence is 他的音乐总是能触动人们的灵魂。 (Tā de yīn yuè zǒng shì néng chù dòng rén men de líng hún.) His music always has the power to touch people's souls.