Today’s word of the day is 奇 (qí) [REPEAT] which means unusual. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 奇 (qí).
奇迹 (qí jī) Miracle
The first word is 奇迹 (qí jī) which means miracle. Let’s look at each character of this word, 奇 means unusual and 迹 (jī) means mark. A way of using it in a sentence is: 出了这么大的事故，他能活下来就是奇迹。(Chūle zhème dà de shìgù, tā néng huó xiàlái jiùshì qíjī.) After such a big accident, it is a miracle that he came out alive.
奇怪 (qí guài) Strange
Another word we can create with 奇 (qí) is 奇怪 (qí guài). This is an adjective that means strange. A way of using it in a sentence is 我做了一个奇怪的梦。(Wǒ zuòle yīgè qíguài de mèng.) I had a strange dream.
好奇 (hào qí) Curious
Finally, we can create the word 好奇 (hào qí) which means curious. 好 means to like, so you like to know more about things that are strange to you. A way of using it in a sentence is 小猫看见什么都很好奇。(Xiǎo māo kànjiàn shénme dōu hěn hàoqí.) Kittens are curious about everything they see.