Today’s word of the day is 梦 (mèng), a noun that means dream. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 梦 (mèng).
梦想 (mèng xiǎng) Aspiration
The first word is 梦想 (mèng xiǎng) which means aspiration. Let’s look at each character of this word, 梦 means to dream and 想 means to want. A way of using it in a sentence is 我的梦想是成为一名科学家。(Wǒ de mèng xiǎng shì chéngwéi yīmíng kēxuéjiā.) My dream is to become a scientist.
梦境 (mèng jìng) Dreamland
Another word we can create with 梦 (mèng) is 梦境 (mèng jìng). This is a noun that means dreamland. Again, let's look at each character of this word, 梦 means to dream, and 境 means boundary so it literally means in the boundaries of a dream. A way of using it in a sentence is 在梦境中，我飞翔在天空中。(Zài mèng jìng zhōng, wǒ fēixiáng zài tiānkōng zhōng.) In dreamland, I fly in the sky.
梦幻 (mèng huàn) Dreamlike
Finally, we can create the word 梦幻 (mèng huàn) which means dreamlike. The 幻 here means fantasy. A way of using it in a sentence is 这幅画的颜色非常梦幻。(Zhè fú huà de yánsè fēicháng mèng huàn.) The colors in this painting are very dreamlike.