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竟然
Main
English Definitionunexpectedly; to one's surprise; in spite of everything; in that crazy way; actually; to go as far as to
Simplified Script竟然
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinjìngrán
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄥˋ ㄖㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ging2jin4
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
jìngunexpectedly; actually; to go so far as to; indeed
ráncorrect; right; so; thus; like this; -ly

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Words With Same Head Word    
竟敢jìnggǎnto have the impertinence; to have the cheek to
竟陵jìnglíngJingling, former name of Tianmen 天门, Hubei
Words With Same Tail Word    
虽然suīránalthough; even though; even if
当然dāngránonly natural; as it should be; certainly; of course; without doubt
突然tūránsudden; abrupt; unexpected
忽然hūránsuddenly; all of a sudden
自然zìránnature; natural; naturally
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