Today’s word of the day is 美 (měi) which means beautiful. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 美 (měi).
完美 (wán měi) Perfect
The first word is 完美 (wán měi) which is an adjective that means perfect. Let’s look at each character of this word, 完 means to finish, and 美 (měi) means beautiful. A way of using it in a sentence is 没有人是完美的。(Méiyǒu rén shì wánměi de.) No one is perfect.
美好 (měi hǎo) Good
Another word we can create with 美 (měi) is 美好 (měi hǎo). This is an adjective that means good. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 美 (měi) means beautiful and 美 (hǎo) means good, so it literally means beautiful and good. A way of using it in a sentence is 生活是美好的。(Shēnghuó shì měihǎo de.) Life is good.
美食 (měi shí) Delicacy
Finally, we can create the word 美食 (měi shí) which is a noun that means delicacy. The 食 here means food. A way of using it in a sentence is 如果你去四川，火锅是必吃的美食。(Rúguǒ nǐ qù sìchuān, huǒguō shì bì chī dì měishí.) If you go to Sichuan, hot-pot is a must-eat delicacy.