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The Chinese word de - 得 - dé
(to receive in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced de / dĕi. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

to receive, to fit, to win, delighted, satisfied,
to be allowed to, to complete

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 得 ( dé ) correctly?"

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Chinese characters  ( de / dé ) with pronunciation (English translation: to receive )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to succeed  |  to hurt someone's feelings  |  complementary particle which is put between verb/adjective and another expression in order to express the degree or the result
Chinese example words containing the character 得 ( de / dé )
奥得河 ( Àodé Hé = Oder ), 得克萨斯 ( Dékèsàsī = Texas ), 哈得孙河 ( Hādésūn Hé = Hudson ), 罗得西亚 ( Luódéxī yà = Rhodesia ),
Other characters that are pronounced dé in Chinese
More words that mean to receive in Chinese
chéng ( 承 ), shōu ( 收 ), yīng ( 膺 ), yíng ( 迎 )

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