Today’s word of the day is 书 (shū), a noun that means book. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 书 (shū).
书包 (shūbāo) Schoolbag
The first word is 书包 (shūbāo) which is a noun that means schoolbag. Let’s look at each character of this word, 书 means book, and 包 means bag. A way of using it in a sentence is 我的书包里有很多书和文具。(Wǒ de shūbāo lǐ yǒu hěn duō shū hé wénjù.) My schoolbag has many books and stationery.
书法 (shūfǎ) Caligraphy
Another word we can create with 书 (shū) is 书法 (shūfǎ). This is a noun that means calligraphy. A way of using it in a sentence is 他的书法非常漂亮。(Tā de shūfǎ fēicháng piàoliang.) - His calligraphy is exquisite.
书店 (shūdiàn) Bookstore
Finally, we can create the word 书店 (shūdiàn) which means bookstore. The 店 here means ‘store’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我喜欢去书店里看书。(Wǒ xǐhuan qù shūdiàn lǐ kànshū.) I like to go to the bookstore to read books.