Today’s word of the day is 轻 (qīng) which means ‘light’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 轻 (qīng).
年轻 (nián qīng) Young
The first word is 年轻 (nián qīng) which means ‘young’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 年 means year, and 轻 means light. A way of using it in a sentence is 年轻人应该尊敬老人。(Niánqīng rén yīnggāi zūnjìng lǎorén.) Young people should respect their elders.
轻松 (qīng sōng) Relaxed
Another word we can create with 轻 (qīng) is 轻松 (qīng sōng). This means ‘relaxed’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 轻 means light, and 松 means loose, so it literally means light and loose. A way of using it in a sentence is 我的工作很轻松。(Wǒ de gōngzuò hěn qīngsōng.) My job is relaxed.
轻易 (qīng yì) Easily
Finally, we can create the word 轻易 (qīng yì) which means easily. A way of using it in a sentence is 不要轻易下结论。(Búyào qīngyì xià jiélùn.) Don’t easily jump to conclusions.