We learned 平 peace. It also means flat, level, equal (picture a level scale). We learned grass 艹. Put them together, and you get apple 苹. Apple is one of the earliest Korean words I learned from Boys Over Flowers Korean drama. Apple is ‘sagwa’ 사과 ( 沙果).
果 means fruit. It is a combination of field 田 and tree 木. Picture a fruit on a tree. Therefore, 苹果 means apple.
I am eating an apple.
- 苹果是水果 。
Apple is a fruit.
Apples are the best fruit.
Here are some other fruits: mango 芒果 , apricot 杏 , peach 桃 , pear 梨, watermelon 西瓜, papaya 木瓜.