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[こん()]
kon
prefix

English Meaning(s) for 今

prefix
  1. the current ...; this
  2. today's ...

Definition and Synonyms for 今

Scarce only a very short time before
Synonyms: ちょうど, ついさっき, ,
Just only a moment ago
Synonyms: ただいま, ちょうど, ついさっき, , , たった今, 今しがた, 今方, 只今
Today in these times
Synonyms: このほど, , , 今では, この節
Now at the present moment
Synonyms: さしあたり, さしあたって, , , 今や, 差し当る, 現在
Now in the historical present
Synonyms: , , 今や, 今では
Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
Synonyms: このほど, この世, , , 今日, 今日日, 今日この頃, 今時, 刻下, 当世, 当今, 当座, 当節, 方今, 日ごろ, 昨今, 時下, 最近, 本日, 此の中, 此の内, , 現つ, 現下, 現世, 現今, 現代, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下, この節, 輓近, 近頃, この頃, この頃
Now the momentary present
Synonyms: ただいま, , , 刻下, 即今, 只今, 方今, 現下, 現今, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下
Today the present time or age
Synonyms: , , 今日, 今日この頃, 今時, 当節, 方今, 最近, 現代, 現在, 輓近, 近頃
Here at this time
Synonyms: ,
Now at this point in the narration of a series of past events
Synonyms: , , 今や, 今では
Here now
Synonyms: ,
Nowadays any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
Synonyms: このほど, この世, , , 今日, 今日日, 今日この頃, 今時, 刻下, 当世, 当今, 当座, 当節, 方今, 日ごろ, 昨今, 時下, 最近, 本日, 此の中, 此の内, , 現つ, 現下, 現世, 現今, 現代, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下, この節, 輓近, 近頃, この頃, この頃

Meanings for each kanji in 今

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Categories 今 is a member of

Time the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
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Sample Sentences for 今

Tom is in London on business now.
The President of the United States is now in Japan.
What is the most popular movie now?
This is my little sister Sakiko. She was born the same year as me and is now studying for her exams.
Lucy should be in the kitchen now.

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