Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: de2
Zhuyin: ㄉㄜˊ
English Meaning: 1. to catch, to get, to obtain 2. (interjective particle expressing approval or prohibition) 3. (formal) can, may, to be permitted 4. satisfied, contented

Example Sentences:

我得了急性盲腸炎。
我得了急性盲肠炎。
wo3 de2 le5 ji2 xing4 mang2 chang2 yan2.
I had acute appendicitis.
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得之我幸,不得我命。
得之我幸,不得我命。
de2 zhi1 wo3 xing4, bu4 de2 wo3 ming4.
It's my fortune to get it, it's my fate to lose it.
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留得青山在,不怕沒材燒。
留得青山在,不怕没材烧。
liu2 de2 qing1 shan1 zai4, bu2 pa4 mei2 cai2 shao1.
While there's life there's hope
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種瓜得瓜,種豆得豆。
种瓜得瓜,种豆得豆。
zhong4 gua1 de2 gua1, zhong4 dou4 de2 dou4.
You reap what you sow.
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不入虎穴,焉得虎子。
不入虎穴,焉得虎子。
bu2 ru4 hu3 xue2, yan1 de2 hu3 zi3.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
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