的 (de): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 3, 2018

的 (Chinese PinYin: [de]; traditional Chinese:的) may mean: (1) aux. used with an adjective or attribute phrase: 漂亮的女孩 (a beautiful girl); (2) aux. used after a noun, pronoun, verb, or an adjective to form a noun phrase without a head noun: 这是他的 (this is his); (3) aux. used after the predicative verb for emphasis: 什么时候的 (when did it happen); (4) aux. used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis: 是我做的 (I did it; I am responsible for this). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese.

1. How to pronounce 的?

Chinese Pinyin: [de]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 的

Synonyms: N/A

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 的.

Fixed expression: 好的 (ok), 甜的 (sweet), 我的 (my), 你的 (your), 中国的 (Chinese),

Collocation: 漂亮的女孩 (a beautiful girl), 什么时候的 (when did it happen), 美好的愿景 (a good vision),

Idioms: 热锅上的蚂蚁 (ants on a hot pan),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 的 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 的.

4.1 由于坠机地点是在分裂分子把持的地区,人们担心时间可能不够用了。

Translation: There are concerns that due to the location of the crash site in separatist-held territory, though, time may be running out.

4.2 光棍节是每年的11月11日, 这一天由于它的日期也被称为双十一。

Translation: Singles Day is held every year on 11 November. The day is also referred to as Double Eleven because of its date.

4.3 我认为犹太人成为靶子的原因是由于他们太容易对付了。

Translation: I think the reason why Jews are targets is that they are easy targets.

4.4 欢迎来到创客运动,这是一个千百万人冒着巨大风险创办自己的小企业并致力于创造和销售自制产品的改革。

Translation: Welcome to the Maker Movement, an evolution of millions of people who are taking big risks to start their own small businesses dedicated to creating and selling self-made products.

4.5 许多中国的年轻人迅速给自己贴上了”佛系青年”的标签

Translation: Many Chinese youngsters quickly label themselves as Buddha-like youth.

4.6 很多房主担心有人会想方设法攻击自己的智能家居设备。

Translation: A concern for many homeowners is the possibility that someone else might find a way to attack these smart home devices.

4.7 亚文化是一种文化里的一群人,它与其所属的父文化不同,但往往保持其一些创始原则。

Translation: Subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.

4.8 但是事实上,两者是可以共存的。

Translation: But actually, the two of them do coexist.

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