Today’s word of the day is 太 (tài) which means too. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 太 (tài).
太空 (tài kōng) Outer Space
The first word is 太空 (tài kōng) which means outer space. A way of using it in a sentence is 多年以来人类一直在探索太空。(Duōnián yǐlái rénlèi yīzhí zài tànsuǒ tàikōng.) For many years, humans have been exploring outer space.
太太 (tài tɑi) Wife
Another word we can create with 太太 (tài tɑi). This is more of a formal way of saying ‘wife’ and can also come after a surname when referring to a married woman. A way of using it in a sentence is 李太太的厨艺非常好。(Lǐ tàitai de chú yì fēicháng hǎo.) Mrs. Li’s culinary skills are very good.
太平洋 (tài píng yáng) Pacific Ocean
Finally, we can create the word 太平洋 (tài píng yáng) which means the Pacific Ocean. 太平 means Pacific and 洋 means ocean. A way of using it in a sentence is 太平洋是世界上最大的海洋。 (Tàipíngyáng shì shìjiè shàng zuìdà de hǎiyáng.) The Pacific Ocean is the biggest ocean in the world.