Thursday, 24 January 2008

游泳 – yóu yǒng - Swimming

The first character today is 游, yóu meaning to swim.

The second character is 泳, yǒng also meaning swimming.

Together they mean swimming.

yóu is pronounced yo, with a 2nd or rising tone.

yǒng is pronounced yong, with the 3rd or falling and rising tone.