Today’s word of the day is 神 (shén) which means ‘soul’ Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 神 (shén).
精神 (jīng shén) Spirit
The first word is 精神 (jīng shén) which means spirit. A way of using it in a sentence is: 我昨晚没睡好，精神不好。(Wǒ zuó wǎn méi shuì hǎo, jīngshén bù hǎo.) I’m not in high spirits, I didn’t sleep well yesterday.
眼神 (yǎn shén) Glance
Another word we can create with 神 (shén) is 眼神 (yǎn shén). This is a noun that means glance, a meaningful one. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 眼 means ‘eye’ and 神 means ‘soul’. A way of using it in a sentence is 她对你有没有兴趣，看眼神就知道了。(Tā duì nǐ yǒu méiyǒu xìngqù, kàn yǎnshén jiù zhīdàole) You can tell whether she is interested in you or not by looking at her glances.
神秘 (shén mì) Mysterious
Finally, we can create the word 神秘 (shén mì) which means ‘mysterious’. The 秘 here means ‘secret’. A way of using it in a sentence is 他很神秘。(Tā hěn shénmì.) He is mysterious.