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de Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
de | de5
English translation
of
~'s (possessive particle)
(used after an attribute)
(used to form a nominal expression)
(used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis)
aim, goal; of; possessive particle; -self suffix
Pīnyīn Pronunciation
dī | di1
English translation
see 的士 dī shì [dī shì]
really and truly
aim
clear

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About de

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Number of strokes

8

Traditional form

de

Contains the radical

Bái

Part of speech

Structural particle " de " / 结构助词的 Jiégòu zhùcí de

Etymology of de

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Positional decomposition

白勺

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. Bái represents the meaning and sháo represents the sound. The character is based on the original meaning "bright white", which is unrelated to the modern meaning.

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Example sentences using de

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对于 duìyú zhè zhǒng xiǎo de 车子 chē zi 来说, zhè 刹车 shāchē yāo suàn hěn hǎo le .

For a car of this size the lock is excellent.

zhè huà guà zài 便于 biànyú 显示 xiǎnshì jiào hǎo 效果 xiàoguǒ de 地方 dìfāng .

Hang the picture somewhere where it will show up to advantage.

zài 贝尔法斯特 Bèi ěr fǎ sī tè 校园 xiào yuán de 学生 xuésheng 可以 kěyǐ 使用 shǐyòng hǎo de 体育 tǐyù 设施 shèshī .

Students at the Belfast campus have access to excellent sports facilities.

men 期望 qīwàng 作家 zuòjiā men xiě chū gēng duō gēng hǎo de 作品 zuòpǐn .

We expect writers to produce more and better works.

hǎo de 苹果 píngguǒ 挑出来, huài de chū .

Choose the good apples and reject the bad ones.

Words with de

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
de [possessive particle] de
是的 shì de yes, that's right是的 shì de
他妈的 tā mā de fucking他媽的
有的 yǒu de some (exist)有的 yǒu de
的确 díquè really的確
目的 mùdì purpose目的 mùdì
别的 bié de else別的
似的 shìde seems as if似的 shìde
什么的 shén me de and so on什麼的
的话 de huà if (coming after a conditional clause)的話
打的 dǎ dī to go by taxi打的 dǎ dī
面的 miàn dī minivan taxi麵的
目的地 mù dì dì destination (location)目的地 mù dì dì
有的是 yǒu de shì have plenty of有的是 yǒu de shì
的士 dī shì taxi (loanword)的士 dī shì
有的时候 yǒu de shí hòu sometimes有的時候
巴尔的摩 Bā ěr dì mó Baltimore (place name, surname etc)巴爾的摩
总的来说 zǒng de lái shuō to sum up總的來說
好样的 hǎo yàng de (idiom) a good person, used to praise sb's moral integrity or courage好樣的
真是的 zhēn shi de Really! (interj. of annoyance or frustration)真是的 zhēn shi de

de Decomposition & Compounds

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de Decomposition

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de Compounds

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