Today’s word of the day is 香 (xiāng) which means fragrant. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 香 (xiāng).
香水 (xiāng shuǐ) Perfume
The first word is 香水 (xiāng shuǐ) which is a noun that means perfume. Let’s look at each character of this word, 香 means fragrant and 水 (shuǐ) means water. A way of using it in a sentence is: 这种香水闻起来怎样？(Zhè zhǒng xiāngshuǐ wén qǐlái zěnyàng?) How does this perfume smell like?
香港 (xiāng gǎng) Hong Kong
Another word we can create with 香 (xiāng) is 香港 (xiāng gǎng). This means Hong Kong. A way of using it in a sentence is 从韩国去香港需要飞几个小时？(Cóng hánguó qù xiānggǎng xūyào fēi jǐ gè xiǎoshí?) How long does it take to fly from Korea to Hong Kong?
香蕉 (xiāng jiāo) Banana
Finally, we can create the word 香蕉 (xiāng jiāo) which is a noun that means banana. A way of using it in a sentence is 香蕉不贵。 (Xiāngjiāo bú guì.) Bananas are not expensive.