Today’s word of the day is 书 (shū) which means book. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 书 (shū).
书店 (shūdiàn) Bookstore
The first word is 书店 (shūdiàn) which means bookstore. Let’s look at each character of this word, 书 means book, and 店 means store. A way of using it in a sentence is 我喜欢在书店里逛，寻找新的好书。(Wǒ xǐhuan zài shūdiàn lǐ guàng, xúnzhǎo xīn de hǎo shū.) I enjoy browsing bookstores, searching for new good books.
秘书 (mìshū) Secretary
Another word we can create with 书 (shū) is 秘书 (mìshū). This means secretary. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 秘 means secret. A way of using it in a sentence is 公司的秘书负责安排会议和处理文件。(Gōngsī de mìshū fùzé ānpái huìyì hé chǔlǐ wénjiàn.) The company's secretary is responsible for arranging meetings and handling documents.
书法 (shūfǎ) Calligraphy
Finally, we can create the word 书法 (shūfǎ) which means calligraphy. The 法 here means method. A way of using it in a sentence is 她的书法非常漂亮，每个字都写得很有艺术感。(Tā de shūfǎ fēicháng piàoliang.) Her calligraphy is very beautiful.