Meaning of 究

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Pinyin: jiū
English Definition: after all; to investigate; to study carefully; Taiwan pr. [jiu4]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cave) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
研究 yán jiū research; a study; Classifiers: ; to research; to look into
究竟 jiū jìng to go to the bottom of a matter; after all; when all is said and done; (in an interrogative sentence) finally; outcome; result
追究 zhuī jiū to investigate; to look into
研究所 yán jiū suǒ research institute; graduate studies; graduate school; Classifiers:
研究生 yán jiū shēng graduate student; postgraduate student; research student
More: 究* | *究 | *究*
Example Sentences
But now things are changing, partly because the industry is maturing, and partly because of the recession.
Sounds like a ridiculous question, but it really is all about who is the boss.
No one knew for sure how it all began . There was no agreement on how it was continued as long as it was - and why .
How should this really be dealt with?
Many people would sooner die than think; In fact, they do so.