Today’s word of the day is 手 (shǒu) which means ‘hand’. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 手 (shǒu).
手套 (shǒu tào) Gloves
The first word is 手套 (shǒu tào) which is a noun that means gloves. Let’s look at each character of this word, 手 means hand, and 套 means set. A way of using it in a sentence is 我要买一双新手套。(Wǒ yàomǎi yīshuāng xīn shǒutào.) I want to buy a new pair of gloves.
手表 (shǒu biǎo) Watch
Another word we can create with 手 (shǒu) is 手表 (shǒu biǎo). This means watch. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 手 means hand and 表means table. A way of using it in a sentence is 这块手表非常漂亮。(Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo fēicháng piàoliang.) This watch is very pretty.
手机 (shǒu jī) Cell phone
Finally, we can create the word 手机 (shǒu jī) which means ‘cell phone’. The 机 here means machine. A way of using it in a sentence is 你的手机在响。(Nǐ de shǒujī zài xiǎng.) Your phone is ringing.