Today’s word of the day is 室 (shì) which means room. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 室 (shì).
卧室 (wò shì) Bedroom
The first word is 卧室 (wò shì) which is a noun that means bedroom. Let’s look at each character of this word, 卧 means to lie down and 室 (shì) means room. A way of using it in a sentence is: 我刚刚给卧室买了一些新家具。(Wǒ gānggāng gěi wòshì mǎile yīxiē xīn jiājù.) I recently bought some new furniture for my bedroom.
浴室 (yù shì) Bathroom
Another word we can create with 室 (shì) is 浴室 (yù shì). This means bathroom. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 浴 means bath and 室means room. A common question when you check into a hotel room is 浴室干净吗？ (Yùshì gānjìng ma?) Is the bathroom clean?
教室 (jiào shì) Classroom
Finally, we can create the word 教室 (jiào shì) which means ‘classroom’. The 教 means ‘to teach’. A way of using it in a sentence is 别在教室里说话。(Bié zài jiàoshì lǐ shuōhuà.) Don’t talk in the classroom.