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Group 竟 (jìng)

Posted by henning July 18, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

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Motivated by Lesson: C0799 Registering with the Police Station

Taken from character: 境

Taken from word: 入境 (enter a country)

 

Pron: jìng

Main radical:

Frequency: 582

Meaning: border, place, condition, boundary, circumstances, territory

Examples: 边境 (frontier, border), 入境 (enter a country), 出境 (leave a country), 境内 (within a country's borders), 境外 (outside a country), 过境 (transit) , 环境 (environment, circumstances, situation), 环境污染 (environmental pollution), 语境 (context)


Pron: jìng

Main radical:

Frequency: 706

Meaning: unexpectedly, actually, to go so far as to, indeed

Examples: 毕竟(after all, all in all, when all is said and done), 究竟 (after all, actually, outcome, result), 竟然 (unexpectedly)


( )

Pron: jìng

Main radical:

Frequency: 1251

Meaning: mirror

Examples: 镜子 (mirror), 镜头 (camera shot in a movie, etc., scene), 眼镜 (glasses, spectacles), 隐形眼镜 (contact lens), 望远镜 (telescope)


Pron: jǐng

Main radical:

Frequency: 3693

Meaning: to rouse, to awake, to become conscious


Pron: jìng

Main radical:

Frequency: 6004

Meaning: a mythical animal that eats its mother when it is born; Manchurian tiger


Pron: zhǔ

Main radical:

Frequency: rare

Meaning: (old, used in names)


Pron: jǐng, yǐng

Main radical:

Frequency: rare

Meaning: luster of gem


 

 

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