Today’s word of the day is 舞 (wǔ) which means dance. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 舞 (wǔ).
舞台 (wǔ tái) Stage
The first word is 舞台 (wǔ tái) which is a noun that means stage. Let’s look at each character of this word, 舞 means dance, and 台 (tái) means platform. A way of using it in a sentence is 他走上舞台。 (Tā zǒu shàng wǔtái.) He walked onto the stage.
鼓舞 (gǔ wǔ) To encourage
Another word we can create with 舞 (wǔ) is 鼓舞 (gǔ wǔ). This means to encourage. There is a very popular English song called ‘You Raise Me Up’, which when translated into Chinese is 你鼓舞了我。 (Nǐ gǔwǔle wǒ.) You raise me up.
跳舞 (tiào wǔ) To dance
Finally, we can create the word 跳舞 (tiào wǔ) which means to dance. A way of using it in a sentence is 一起去跳舞吧。(Yīqǐ qù tiàowǔ ba.) Let’s go dance together.