Today’s word of the day is 神 (shén) [REPEAT] which is a noun that means god. However, it can also be used to describe someone who is very talented at something. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 神 (shén).
神童 (shén tóng) Child Prodigy
The first word is 神童 (shén tóng) which means child prodigy. Let’s look at each character of this word, 神 (shén) means god and 童 (tóng) means child. A way of using it in a sentence is 莫扎特小时是个神童。 (Mòzhātè xiǎoshíhòu shìgè shéntóng.) Mozart was a child prodigy when he was younger.
股神 (gǔ shén) Stock God
Another word we can create is 股神 (gǔ shén) is stock god. 股 means stock, so it is someone who is very good at buying stocks. A way of using it in a sentence is 股神巴菲特真的是个天才。(Gǔshén bāfēitè zhēn de shìgè tiāncái.) Stock god Warren Buffett really is a genius.
女神 (nǚ shén) Goddess
Finally, we can create the word 女神 (nǚ shén) which means goddess, describing a woman who is stunningly beautiful. The 女here means female. A way of using it in a sentence is 你心目中的女神是谁？ (Nǐ xīnmù zhōng de nǚshén shì shéi?) Who is the goddess of your heart?