Today’s word of the day is 平 (píng) which means ‘flat’ Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 平 (píng).
公平 (gōng píng) Fair
The first word is 公平 (gōng píng) which means ‘fair’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 公means public and 平 (píng) means flat. A way of using it in a sentence is: 什么是公平？ (Shénme shì gōngpíng?) What is fairness?
平时 (píng shí) Usually
Another word we can create with 平 (píng) is 平时 (píng shí). This means usually. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 平 means flat and 时means time. A way of using it in a sentence is 我平时都是坐地铁回家。(Wǒ píngshí dōu shì zuò dìtiě huí jiā.) I usually take the subway to go home.
和平 (hé píng) Peace
Finally, we can create the word 和平 (hé píng) which means peace. A very common hope for most people is世界和平是我们的愿望。(Shìjiè hépíng shì wǒmen de yuànwàng.) World peace is our hope.