Today’s word of the day is 脑 (nǎo) which is a noun that means brain. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 脑 (nǎo).
脑海 (nǎohǎi) Mind
The first word is 脑海 (nǎohǎi) 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 我试图回忆，但无法将那个名字从脑海中拾起。(Wǒ shìtú huíyì, dàn wúfǎ jiāng nàgè míngzì cóng nǎohǎi zhōng shí qǐ.) I tried to remember, but I couldn't pick up that name from my memory.
脑力 (nǎolì) Mental ability
Another word we can create with 脑 (nǎo) is 脑力 (nǎolì) This means mental ability. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 脑 means brain, and 力 means power, so it literally means brain power. A way of using it in a sentence is 个游戏需要一定的脑力，要动动脑筋才能解决问题。(Zhège yóuxì xūyào yīdìng de nǎolì, yào dòngdòng nǎojīn cáinéng jiějué wèntí.) This game requires some mental ability; you need to use your brain to solve problems.
电脑 (diànnǎo) Computer
Finally, we can create the word 电脑 (diànnǎo) which means computer. The 电 here means electric. A way of using it in a sentence is 每天用电脑工作，它帮助我提高工作效率。(Wǒ měitiān yòng diànnǎo gōngzuò, tā bāngzhù wǒ tígāo gōngzuò xiàolǜ.) I use the computer every day for work; it helps me improve work efficiency.