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[げん()·ざい()]
genzai
noun, adverb

English Meaning(s) for 現在

noun, adverb
  1. now; current; present; present time; as of

Definition and Synonyms for 現在

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
Nonce the present occasion
Synonyms: 現在
Presently at this time or period
Synonyms: ただいま, 只今, 現在
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
Present Tense a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking
Synonyms: プレゼント, 付け届け, 使い物, , 土産, 土産, もらい物, 現在, 現行, 給付, 贈呈, 頂き物
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
Contemporary World the circumstances and ideas of the present age
Synonyms: 時代, 最近, 現代, 現在
Presently now
Synonyms: ただいま, 只今, 現在
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 現在

present; existing; actual Kanji Details »
exist; outskirts; suburbs; located in Kanji Details »

Categories 現在 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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Tense a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
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Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
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Times a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 現在

Sample Sentences for 現在

Some people are never content with what they have.
In the official question collection it is explained as being "passive voice of the present continuous tense".
In the old days people valued selflessness. But this generation seems to make a virtue out of selfishness.
The urban-renewal project is now well under way.
Robert is content with his present position.

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