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今 : Now

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now

On 'yomi:
コン(kon) キン(kin)
Kun 'yomi:
いま(ima)
Nanori:
(na)
Strokes:4
Radical: (9)
Usage Rating:49
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:2
Unicode:04eca
jis208:26-3
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今 Usage examples

度限り(こんどかぎり)for this once only
(しこん)just now
川焼き(いまがわやき)
川焼(いまがわやき)
Japanese muffin containing bean jam, served hot
すぐ(いますぐ)
直ぐ(いますぐ)
at once, immediately, right now
国会(こんこっかい)current Diet session
独歩(ここんどっぽ)unsurpassed in history
無双(ここんむそう)unparalleled in history
昨日(きのうきょう)(something that happened) only yesterday (just recently)
日昨日(きょうきのう)(something that happened) only yesterday (just recently)
是昨非(こんぜさくひ)complete reversal of values or ways of thinking (over time), What appeared wrong in the past now appears right
東西古(とうざいここん)all times and places, everywhen and everywhere
よりによって(よりによってきょう)today of all days
一歩(いまいっぽ)close run, just falling short of success, the other
先週の(せんしゅうのきょう)this day last week, a week ago today
来週の(らいしゅうのきょう)this day next week, today week, a week from today
週末(こんしゅうまつ)this weekend
帰りました(ただいまかえりました)
ただ帰りました(ただいまかえりました)
Here I am
のうち(いまのうち)
の内(いまのうち)
without delay, at once
昨日の(きのうのきょう)right on the heels of yesterday, then today ..., soon after something, and yet now ...
を盛りと(いまをさかりと)in full bloom at the moment
を去ること(いまをさること)dating back from now, ago
ちょうど(ちょうどいま)right now, just now
後とも(こんごとも)
後共(こんごとも)
from now on
こそ(いまこそ)now is the time
昔物語集(こんじゃくものがたりしゅう)Konjaku Monogatarishuu (31-volume collection of stories written during the late Heian period)
昔物語(こんじゃくものがたり)Konjaku Monogatarishuu (31-volume collection of stories written during the late Heian period)
際の際(いまわのきわ)
わの際(いまわのきわ)
verge of death, dying moments
を生きる(いまをいきる)to make the most of the present, to live for the moment, to seize the day