Write 口(mouth) in Chinese character

One character a day, it is easy to master Chinese characters day by day. Let’s take a look at the basic knowledge of “口”.

口 kŏu
Explanation: Mouth
Phrases: 口才(kǒu cái) eloquence  ; 口味(kǒu wèi) personal taste
“口”字在象形字中,画了一张快乐的嘴( ),这便是“口”的原来意思。口是人用来说话和吃东西的器官,它后来又有了“张开”和“人口”意思。
This is a pictograph of a mouth with happy corners. The original meaning of is “mouth”, and from this meaning it is extended to represent 人口 (rén kǒu: “person’s mouth”— “population”). “五口之家” (wǔ kǒu zhī jiā) “family of five mouths” means “a family with five persons”. In addition, also means “opening”.

Sentences:

1.He is good at debating, so we call him “orator”.
他口才极好,我们称他“辩士”。
He is good at debating, so we call him “orator”.

 

2.Tā zuòcài kǒuwèi búcuò.
她做菜口味不错。
She cooks delicious food.

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