Chinese words with 得 character meaning (HSK)

DE5
structural particle: used after a verb (or adjective as main verb), linking it to following phrase indicating effect, degree, possibility etc

觉得

JUE2, DE5
to think, to feel

记得

JI4, DE5
to remember

不得不

BU4, DE2, BU4
have no choice or option but to, cannot but, have to, can't help it, can't avoid

DE2
to have to, to need to (particle used to express capability, possibility, degree, effect...), must, ought to, to need to

得意

DE2, YI4
proud of oneself, pleased with oneself, complacent

获得

HUO4, DE2
to obtain, to receive, to get

来得及

LAI2, DE5, JI2
there's still time, able to do sth in time

值得

ZHI2, DE5
to be worth, to deserve

不见得

BU2, JIAN4, DE5
not necessarily, not likely

不得了

BU4, DE2, LIAO3
disastrous, desperately serious, extremely, exceedingly

怪不得

GUAI4, BU5, DE5
lit. you can't blame it!, no wonder!, so that's why!

舍不得

SHE3, BU5, DE5
to hate to do sth, to hate to part with, to begrudge

显得

XIAN3, DE5
to seem, to look, to appear

巴不得

BA1, BU4, DE2
to be eager for, to long for, to look forward to

不得已

BU4, DE2, YI3
act against one's will, have no alternative but to, have to, to have no choice, must

不由得

BU4, YOU2, DE5
can't help, cannot but

得不偿失

DE2, BU4, CHANG2, SHI1
(saying) the gains do not make up for the losses

得力

DE2, LI4
able, capable, competent, efficient

得天独厚

DE2, TIAN1, DU2, HOU4
(of an area) rich in resources, (of a person) gifted or able (idiom)

得罪

DE2, ZUI4
to commit an offense, to violate the law, excuse me! (formal), see also 得得罪

恨不得

HEN4, BU5, DE2
wishing one could do sth, to hate to be unable, itching to do sth, can't wait for, to wish one could do sth, to desire strongly

免得

MIAN3, DE5
so as not to, so as to avoid

难得

NAN2, DE2
seldom, rare, hard to come by

心得

XIN1, DE2
knowledge gained

一举两得

YI4, JU3, LIANG3, DE2
one move, two gains (idiom), two birds with one stone