Today’s word of the day is 脑 (nǎo), a noun that means brain. Let’s practice making words, phrases, and sentences with 脑 (nǎo).
脑海 (nǎo hǎi) Mind
The first word is 脑海 (nǎo hǎi) which means mind. Let’s look at each character of this word, 脑 means brain, and 海 means sea. A way of using it in a sentence is 这个场景在我的脑海中一直回荡着。(Zhège chǎngjǐng zài wǒ de nǎohǎi zhōng yīzhí huídàng zhe.) This scene keeps echoing in my mind.
脑力 (nǎo lì) Brainpower
Another word we can create with 脑 (nǎo) is 脑力 (nǎo lì). This means brainpower. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 脑 means brain, and 力 means power. A way of using it in a sentence is 这个工作需要很高的脑力和创造力。(Zhège gōngzuò xūyào hěn gāo de nǎolì hé chuàngzàolì.) This job requires high brainpower and creativity.
电脑 (diàn nǎo) Computer
Finally, we can create the word 电脑 (diàn nǎo) which is a noun that means computer. The 电 here means electric, so it literally means electric brain. A way of using it in a sentence is 他每天都要用电脑工作。(Tā měitiān dōu yào yòng diànnǎo gōngzuò.) He needs to use a computer for work every day.