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English Definitionable; capable; competent; efficient
Simplified Script得力
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄜˊ ㄌㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dak1lik6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
to obtain; to get; to gain; to catch (a disease); proper; suitable; proud; contented; to allow; to permit; ready; finished
power; force; strength; ability; strenuously; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
得到dédàoto get; to obtain; to receive
得了déliǎo(emphatically, in rhetorical questions) possible
得意déyìproud of oneself; pleased with oneself; complacent
得以déyǐable to; so that somebody can; enabling; in order to; finally in a position to; with something in view
得罪dézuìto commit an offense; to violate the law; excuse me! (formal); see also 得罪
Words With Same Tail Word    
努力nǔlìgreat effort; to strive; to try hard
能力nénglìcapability; ability
有力yǒulìpowerful; forceful; vigorous
用力yònglìto exert oneself physically
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