Today’s word of the day is 密 (mì) which means ‘honey’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 密 (mì).
蜜蜂 (mì fēng) Bee
The first word is 蜜蜂 (mì fēng) which means ‘bee’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 你怕蜜蜂吗？ (Nǐ pà mìfēng ma?) Are you scared of bees?
甜蜜 (tián mì) Sweet / Happy
Another word we can create with 密 (mì) is 甜蜜 (tián mì). This means ‘sweet’ or ‘happy’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 甜 means ‘sweet’, as in the taste, and 蜜means honey. So it literally means ‘sweet honey’. A way of using it in a sentence is 她笑得很甜蜜。(Tā xiào de hěn tiánmì.) She smiles sweetly.
蜜月 (mì yuè) Honeymoon
Finally, we can create the word 蜜月 (mì yuè) which means ‘honeymoon’. The 月 here means moon. A way of using it in a sentence is 蜜月旅行你会选择哪里？ (Mìyuè lǚxíng nǐ huì xuǎnzé nǎlǐ?) Where would you choose to go for your honeymoon?