Last modified on 11 September 2014, at 12:32

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人戈弓 (OIN), four-corner 80207)

  1. now, today, modern era

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 91, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 358
  • Dae Jaweon: page 194, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 105, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+4ECA

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (今), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 侵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 居吟切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kiɪm/ /ki̯əm/ /kiəm/ /kim/ /kim/ /kĭĕm/ /kjem/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jīn ‹ kim › /*krəm {*[k]r[ə]m}/ now
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
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group
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MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6599 1 /*krɯm/ 文源謂含初文

DefinitionsEdit

  1. today, now
  2. present, current

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. now

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana いま, romaji ima)

  1. now, present

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

(hiragana いま, romaji ima)

  1. now
  2. just now
  3. soon

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(geum)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: geum, McCune-Reischauer: kŭm)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kim)

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