Today’s word of the day is 喜 (xǐ) which means ‘joy’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 喜 (xǐ).
喜欢 (xǐ huan) To like
The first word is 喜欢 (xǐ huan) which means ‘to like’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我喜欢吃中国菜。(Wǒ xǐ huan chī zhōng guó cài.) I like to eat Chinese food.
喜剧 (xǐ jù) Comedy
Another word we can create with 喜 (xǐ) is 喜剧 (xǐ jù). This means comedy. Let’s look at each character of this word, 喜 (xǐ) means joy, and 剧 means drama. A way of using it in a sentence is 我喜欢看喜剧电影。(Wǒ xǐ huan kàn xǐ jù diàn yǐng.) I like to watch comedy movies.
喜爱 (xǐ ài) To be fond of
Finally, we can create the word 喜爱 (xǐ ài) which means ‘to be fond of’. The 爱 here means love. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们都很喜爱这个城市的文化和历史。(Wǒ men dōu hěn xǐài zhè ge chéng shì de wén huà hé lì shǐ.) We all love the culture and history of this city.