Today’s word of the day is 晚 (wǎn) which is a noun that means night. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 晚 (wǎn).
晚餐 (wǎn cān) Dinner
The first word is 晚餐 (wǎn cān) which is a noun that means dinner. Let’s look at each character of this word, 晚 means night, and 餐 (cān) means meal. A way of using it in a sentence is: 你吃晚餐了吗？ (Nǐ chī wǎncānle ma?) Did you have dinner?
昨晚 (zuó wǎn) Last night
Another word we can create with 晚 (wǎn) is 昨晚 (zuó wǎn). This means ‘last night’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 昨 means yesterday and 晚means night. A way of using it in a sentence is 我昨晚熬到很晚。(Wǒ zuó wǎn áo dào hěn wǎn.) I stayed up very late last night.
晚会 (wǎn huì)
Finally, we can create the word 晚会 (wǎn huì) which means ‘party'. The 会 here means meeting. A way of using it in a sentence is 这次圣诞晚会很精彩。(Zhè cì shèngdàn wǎnhuì hěn jīngcǎi.) This Christmas party was remarkable.