的 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

的 in English

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)

HSK levels

Components

  • (bái): white
  • (sháo): spoon; ladle; CL:把[ba3]; abbr. for 公勺[gong1 shao2], centiliter (unit of volume);

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : -ly; structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct;

Sentences examples with 的

  • 我的电脑里有好多的东西。
    Wǒ de diànnǎo li yǒu hǎoduō de dōngxī.
  • 大杯子是我的。
    Dà bēizi shì wǒ de.
  • 今天我的朋友不能工作,他在医院!
    jīntiān wǒ de péngyǒu bùnéng gōngzuò, tā zài yīyuàn!
  • 你的名字是什么?
    Nǐ de míngzì shì shénme?
  • 现在,我的女儿四岁了。
    Xiànzài, wǒ de nǚ'ér sì suìle.

Words containing 的, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (de): of; structural particle: used before a noun, linking it to preceding possessive or descriptive attributive

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list