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ㄉㄜ ˊ


得 is an 11 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as in the second tone, however it can also be pronounced as de, or děi.

It is made up of the components (step) and (to get).

  • ㄉㄜ ˊ


    • ˋ



    • ㄉㄜ ˊ

      to get

4 stories have been written about this character — see all
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I take that last step to inch toward daybreak.
by rparent62

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Buoc chan trai mot thon vao luc tang sang thi se dac duoc mot cai gi day
by acvt_007

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In the morning, you step the left leg forward 1 inch, you will get something.
by longndtam

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To obtain things step by step is the only proper way to get anywhere in life.
by rollredcat

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We found 3 pronunciations for 得


Definitions for 得 pronounced as dé

  • to obtain
  • to get
  • to gain
  • to catch (a disease)
  • proper
  • suitable
  • proud
  • contented
  • to allow
  • to permit
  • ready
  • finished

Definitions for 得 pronounced as de

  • structural particle: used after a verb (or adjective as main verb), linking it to following phrase indicating effect, degree, possibility etc

Definitions for 得 pronounced as děi

  • to have to
  • must
  • ought to
  • to need to


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