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What is the function of DE (得) in Chinese?

asked Dec 6, 2017 in Questions about Chinese Grammar by admin (19,380 points)

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De (得) marks a post-verbal complement. For example,

              e.g.       他吃飯吃得很慢。

                            tā chī fàn chī dé hěn màn  

                           he eat meal eat DE Deg slow

                           ‘He eats meals slowly.’

answered Jan 2 by admin (19,380 points)
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