Today’s word of the day is 票 (piào) which means ‘ticket’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 票 (piào).
门票 (mén piào) Entrance ticket
The first word is 门票 (mén piào) which means ‘entrance ticket’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 门 means ‘door’, and 票 means ‘ticket’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 进场必须出示门票。(Jìn chǎng bìxū chūshì ménpiào.) You must show your entrance ticket before entering the venue.
邮票 (yóu piào) Stamp
Another word we can create with 票 (piào) is 邮票 (yóu piào). This means ‘stamp’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我喜欢收集邮票。(Wǒ xǐhuan shōují yóupiào.) I like collecting stamps.
Finally, we can create the word 电影票 (diàn yǐng piào) which means ‘movie ticket’. The 电影 here means ‘movie’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们去排队买电影票吧。(Wǒmen qù páiduì mǎi diànyǐng piào ba.) Let’s queue up and buy movie tickets.