Today’s word of the day is 衣 (yī) which means ‘clothes’. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 衣 (yī).
衣柜 (yī guì) Wardrobe
The first word is 衣柜 (yī guì) which means ‘wardrobe’. Let’s look at each character of this word, 衣 means ‘clothes’, and 柜 means ‘cabinet’. A way of using it in a sentence is: 把干净的裤子收到衣柜里。(Bǎ gānjìng de kùzi shōu dào yīguì lǐ.) Put the clean pants into the wardrobe.
睡衣 (shuì yī) Pyjamas
Another word we can create with 衣 (yī) is 睡衣 (shuì yī). This means ‘pyjamas’. Let’s again look at each character of this word, 睡 means ‘to sleep’ and 衣means ‘clothes’. A way of using it in a sentence is 穿睡衣睡觉有什么好处? (Chuān shuìyī shuìjiào yǒu shén me hǎochù?) What are the benefits of wearing pyjamas to sleep?
衣架 (yī jià) Clothes hanger
Finally, we can create the word 衣架 (yī jià) which means ‘clothes hanger’. A way of using it in a sentence is 我把衣服挂在衣架上。(Wǒ bǎ yīfu guà zài yījià shàng.) I hung the clothes on the hanger.