Meaning of 竟

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Pinyin: jìng
English Definition: unexpectedly; actually; to go so far as to; indeed
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: A person finishing a musical piece
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ yīn ] sound, tone, pitch, pronunciation
    • [ ér ] son, child
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Example Words
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
毕竟 jìng after all; all in all; when all is said and done; in the final analysis
竟然 jìng rán unexpectedly; to one's surprise; in spite of everything; in that crazy way; actually; to go as far as to
竟敢 jìng gǎn to have the impertinence; to have the cheek to
未竟 wèi jìng unfinished; incomplete
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Example Sentences
Yet you have disobeyed me.
But you have not listened to me.
I reached over and offered my hand. Oscar sniffed it intently, then stood up to move toward me, allowing me to gently scratch him behind the ears.
"I look outside,and there's Courtney, down the block, arm in arm, kissing this guy I had no idea about," she says.
One day I forgot to feed my son.