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:
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    • [ 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
He unexpectedly got first place in the exam.
Which country are you exactly from?
She actually slapped me in the face.
I don't know what exactly they are planning.
What kind of importance does this research have exactly?