- 竟 [jìng]
- （完毕） finish; complete:
finish writing; 竟书
work completed; 事竟- （彻底追究） investigate:
investigate thoroughly the origin and development of an event; get to the bottom of sth. 穷原竟委
- （从头到尾; 全） whole; throughout:
the whole night; throughout the night 竟夜
- （终于） in the end; eventually:
Where there's a will there's a way. 有志者事竟成。- （表示出乎意料） unexpectedly; actually:
I'm surprised that you didn't know of such an important event. 这么大的事你竟会不知道?
Who would have expected that he could climb up that steep cliff? 这么陡的峭壁, 谁知他竟爬上去了。- （居然） go so far as to; go to the length of; have the impudence [effrontery] to:
go so far as to tell a bare-faced lie 竟当面撒谎
- （姓氏） a surname:
Jing Zhong 竟仲
It's strange for her to be so rude.
He not only invited me into his house but he actually offered me a drink.
She actually condescended to say hello to me in the street today.
He actually expected me to pay for his ticket.