Today’s word of the day is 兴 (xìng) which means interest. Let’s practice by making different words, phrases, and sentences with 兴 (xìng).
高兴 (gāo xìng) Happy
The first word is 高兴 (gāo xìng) which is an adjective that means happy. Let’s look at each character of this word, 高 means high and 兴 (xìng) means interest. A way of using it in a sentence is 很高兴认识你。(Hěn gāoxìng rènshi nǐ.) It is nice meeting you.
感兴趣 (gǎn xìngqù) To be interested in
Another word we can create with 兴 (xìng) is 感兴趣 (gǎn xìngqù). This means to be interested in. A way of using it in a sentence is 我对摄影感兴趣。(Wǒ duì shèyǐng gǎn xìngqù.) I am interested in photography.
兴奋 (xīng fèn) To be excited
Finally, we can create the word 兴奋 (xīng fèn) which means to be excited. A way of using it in a sentence is 我太兴奋连话都说不出来。(Wǒ tài xīngfèn lián huà dōu shuō bu chūlái.) I was so excited that I couldn’t even speak.