Today’s word of the day is 月 (yuè) which means moon. Let’s practice making different words, phrases, and sentences with 月 (yuè).
月份 (yuèfèn) Month
The first word is 月份 (yuèfèn) which is a noun that means month. A way of using it in a sentence is 我的生日在十月份，我期待着那天的到来。(Wǒ de shēngrì zài shí yuèfèn, wǒ qīdài zhe nà tiān de dàolái.) My birthday is in October, and I'm looking forward to that day.
月饼 (yuèbǐng) Mooncake
Another word we can create with 月 (yuè) is 月饼 (yuèbǐng). This is a noun that means mooncake. 中秋节时，我们家会一起品尝各种口味的月饼。(Zhōngqiū jié shí, wǒmen jiā huì yīqǐ pǐncháng gè zhǒng kǒuwèi de yuèbǐng.) During the Mid-Autumn Festival, my family will taste various flavors of mooncakes together.
月初 (yuèchū) Beginning of the month
Finally, we can create the word 月初 (yuèchū) which means beginning of the month. The 初 here means beginning. A way of using it in a sentence is 我们计划在下个月初搬入新的公寓。(Wǒmen jìhuà zài xià gè yuèchū bānrù xīn de gōngyù.) We plan to move into a new apartment at the beginning of next month.