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ㄉㄜ ˙

de

of

的 is an 8 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as de in the fifth tone, however it can also be pronounced as , , or .

It is made up of the components (white) and (ladle).

  • ㄉㄜ ˙

    de

    of

    • ㄅㄞ ˊ

      bái

      white

    • ㄕㄠ ˊ

      sháo

      ladle

4 stories have been written about this character — see all
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a spoonful of white sugar makes the medicine go down...
by 蝴蝶

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bai2 shao2 de5
by Harrolyn

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of whom did the white ladle caught the fly?
by Vitaly

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this is a beautiful lesson in discretion
by rjzhome

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Pronunciation

We found 4 pronunciations for 的

de

Definitions for 的 pronounced as de

  • of
  • ~'s (possessive particle)
  • (used after an attribute)
  • (used to form a nominal expression)
  • (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis)

Definitions for 的 pronounced as dì

  • aim
  • clear

Definitions for 的 pronounced as dī

  • see 的士[di1 shi4]

Definitions for 的 pronounced as dí

  • really and truly

Vocabulary

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Collections

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