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[きょう(今日)]
kyou
noun (temporal)

Alternate Written Forms:

[こん()·にち()]
konnichi
[こん()·じつ()]
konjitsu

English Meaning(s) for 今日

noun (temporal)
  1. today; this day
  2. these days; recently; nowadays

Definition and Synonyms for 今日

Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
Synonyms: このほど, , , 今日, 今日日, 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, 此の世, 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
Today the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
Synonyms: 今日, 本日
Today the present time or age
Synonyms: , , 今日, 今時, 当節, 方今, 最近, 現代, 現在, 輓近, 近頃
Nowadays any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
Synonyms: このほど, , , 今日, 今日日, 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, 此の世, 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

Meanings for each kanji in 今日

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day; sun; Japan; counter for days Kanji Details »

Categories 今日 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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Twenty-Four Hours time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
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Sample Sentences for 今日

Let's stop here.
You don't have to go to school today.
This is the fifth consecutive day of decline of stock prices.
I have to turn in my report today.
Today is not your day.

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I remember the days when I still mistake reading this word as "imahi".

#1 Posted by Monox D. I-Fly over 2 years ago


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