Today’s word of the day is 鮮 (xiān) which means fresh. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 鮮 (xiān).
海鲜 (hǎi xiān) Seafood
The first word is 海鲜 (hǎi xiān) which means seafood. A way of using it in a sentence is 我喜欢吃海鲜，尤其是新鲜的龙虾和螃蟹。(Wǒ xǐ huan chī hǎi xiān, yóu qí shì xīn xiān de lóng xiā hé páng xiè.) I love to eat seafood, especially fresh lobsters and crabs.
鮮花 (xiān huā) Flowers
Another word we can create with 鮮 (xiān) is 鮮花 (xiān huā) fresh flowers. Let’s look at each character of this word, 鮮 means fresh, and 花means flower. A way of using it in a sentence is 她喜欢在家里摆放鲜花，让房间变得更加温馨。(Tā xǐ huan zài jiā lǐ bǎi fàng xiān huā, ràng fáng jiān biàn dé gèng jiā wēn xīn.) She likes to put fresh flowers in her home to make the room cozier.
鮮明 (xiān míng) Vivid
Finally, we can create the word 鮮明 (xiān míng), which means vivid. A way of using it in a sentence is 这幅画的色彩鲜明，非常吸引人。(Zhè fú huà de sè cǎi xiān míng, fēi cháng xī yǐn rén.) The colors in this painting are vivid and very appealing.