VOCAB MONDAY with chineseffect

VOCAB MONDAY with chineseffect

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会 /huì/ BE ABLE TO, GATHERING, POTENTIAL…

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Human beings 人 meet with nature (represented by a CLOUD 云 /yún/) and that forms a SKILL – people need to BE ABLE TO do stuff in order to survive in the wild – 会 /huì/ means TO BE ABLE TO in the sense of an actively obtained ability.

你会说中文吗? /Nǐ huì shuō zhōngwén ma/ CAN YOU SPEAK CHINESE?

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But skills themselves aren’t enough. People need to GET TOGETHER to share their skills…

That’s why we see this character in words like:

聚会 /jùhuì/ TO GET TOGETHER

晚会 /wǎnhuì/ EVENING PARTY

开会 /kāihuì/ TO HOLD A MEETING etc.

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Above are two important functions of 会 – but it can do much more!

HERE you will find all relevant words associated with 会 /huì/ – along with useful dynamic example sentences, interactive flashcards and other engaging content!

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