Today is Halloween in some parts of the world so we will look at 3 words related to the theme of Halloween.
万圣节 (wàn shèng jié) Halloween
The first word is 万圣节 (wàn shèng jié) which means ‘Halloween’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 万圣节快乐！ (Wànshèngjié kuàilè!) Happy Halloween!
南瓜 (nán guā) Pumpkin
Another word related to Halloween is 南瓜 (nán guā). This means ‘pumpkin’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 南 means ‘south’, and 瓜 means ‘melon’. A way of using it in a sentence is 你有把南瓜雕成过南瓜灯吗？(Nǐ yǒu bǎ nánguā diāo chéngguò nánguā dēng ma?) Have you ever carved a pumpkin into a Jack O’Lantern before?
僵尸 (jiāng shī)
Finally, we can create the word 僵尸 (jiāng shī) which means ‘zombie’. A way of using it in a sentence is 那块墓地里有很多僵尸。(Nà kuài mùdì li yǒu hěnduō jiāngshī.) There are a lot of zombies in that graveyard.