Today’s word of the day is 叶 (yè) which means leaf. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 叶 (yè).
树叶 (shù yè) Tree leaf
The first word is 树叶 (shù yè) which means ‘tree leaf’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 树means tree, and 叶 means leaf. A way of using it in a sentence is 秋天树叶会掉落。(Qiūtiān shùyè huì diào luò.) Tree leaves fall in the autumn.
茶叶 (chá yè) Tea leaves
Another word we can create with 叶 (yè) is 茶叶 (chá yè). This means ‘tea leaves’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 茶means tree, and 叶 means leaves. A way of using it in a sentence is 茶叶是从中国传入的。(Cháyè shì cóng zhōngguó chuán rù de.) Tea leaves were imported from China.
枫叶 (fēng yè) Maple leaf
Finally, we can create the word 枫叶 (fēng yè) which means ‘maple leaf’. A way of using it in a sentence is 枫叶是加拿大的象征。(Fēngyè shì jiānádà de xiàngzhēng.) The maple leaf is the symbol of Canada.