Today’s word of the day is 伤 (shāng) which means ‘to injure’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 伤 (shāng).
伤心 (shāng xīn) Sad
The first word is 伤心 (shāng xīn) which means sad. Let’s look at each character of this word, 伤 means to ‘injure’ and 心means ‘heart’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 在我伤心的时候，你总是陪在我身边。(Zài wǒ shāngxīn de shíhòu, nǐ zǒng shì péi zài wǒ shēnbiān.) When I am sad, you were always by my side.
伤害 (shāng hài) Hurt
Another word we can create with 伤 (shāng) is 伤害 (shāng hài). This means ‘hurt’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 伤 means ‘to injure’ and 害means ‘harm’. A way of using it in a sentence is 不用怕，我不会伤害你的。(Búyòng pà, wǒ bú huì shānghài nǐ de.) Don’t be scared, I won’t hurt you.
伤口 (shāng kǒu) Wound
Finally, we can create the word 伤口 (shāng kǒu) which is a noun that means wound. The 口 here means mouth. A way of using it in a sentence is 不要碰伤口。 (Búyào pèng shāngkǒu.) Do not touch the wound.