The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 得

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〈dé〉 {{zh-forms}} pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
particle: {{zh-particle}}
  1. (Beginning Mandarin) (used after a verb or an adjective to express possibility or capability) {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}} {{zh-usex}}
pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
verb: {{zh-verb}}
  1. to get; to obtain; to gain, to acquire {{zh-usex}}
  2. to result in
  3. to be fit/proper
  4. to be satisfied
  5. be finished
  6. (expressing approval or prohibition) {{zh-usex}}
pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
verb: {{zh-verb}}
  1. (colloquial, Beginning Mandarin) need
  2. (colloquial, Beginning Mandarin) must, to have to {{zh-usex}}

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