Today’s word of the day is 天 (tiān), a noun that means day or sky. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 天 (tiān).
晴天 (qíng tiān) Clear day
The first word is 晴天 (qíng tiān) which means ‘clear day’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 晴 means clear and 天 means sky. A way of using it in a sentence is 天气预报说明天是晴天。(Tiānqì yùbào shuō míngtiān shì qíngtiān.) The weather forecast said that tomorrow is a clear day.
天天 (tiān tiān) Every day
Another word we can create with 天 (tiān) is 天天 (tiān tiān). This means every day. A way of using it in a sentence is 你天天玩游戏累不累啊? (Nǐ tiāntiān wán yóuxì lèi bú lèi a?) Aren’t you tired of playing games everyday?
整天 (zhěng tiān) Whole day
Finally, we can create the word 整天 (zhěng tiān) which means whole day. The 整 here means whole. A way of using it in a sentence is 他们吵了一整天。(Tāmen chǎole yī zhěng tiān.) They quarreled for the whole day.