The Chinese word 夏 means “summer” in English. It is a very common word in daily life, used to describe the season of summer or anything related to summer. For example, you might say “我喜欢夏天的海滩” which means “I like the beaches in the summer”. The word 夏 is also used in many Chinese idioms and proverbs.
|夏天的阳光很温暖||xiàtiān de yángguāng hěn wēnnuǎn||The sunlight in summer is very warm|
|我们在夏令营里学习了很多东西||wǒmen zài xiàlìngyíng lǐ xuéxíle hěn duō dōngxi||We learned a lot of things in summer camp|
|夏天是游泳的好时节||xiàtiān shì yóuyǒng de hǎo shíjié||Summer is a good season for swimming|
|夏季气温很高，一定要注意防暑降温||xiàjì qìwēn hěn gāo, yīdìng yào zhùyì fángshǔ jiàngwēn||The temperature is high in summer, so be sure to pay attention to heatstroke prevention and cooling|
|我们经常在夏天去海边度假||wǒmen jīngcháng zài xiàtiān qù hǎibiān dùjià||We often go to the beach for vacation in summer|
|夏天的风景很美丽，特别是在山区||xiàtiān de fēngjǐng hěn měilì, tèbié shì zài shānqū||The scenery in summer is beautiful, especially in mountainous areas|
|夏天是吃冰淇淋的好时候||xiàtiān shì chī bīngqílín de hǎo shíhòu||Summer is a good time to eat ice cream|
夏 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is not listed as one of the vocabularies to learn anymore.