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今 means 'now'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 71   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 9   Begins 133 words   Used in 165 words   Used in 1395 names   Component in 53 kanji (7 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コン   キン
Kun
   いま now
Name   
⿱   assembly   () fu  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 今 is used 25 times, read 3 ways. 3 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 今 is used 146 times, read 3 ways. 3 words use a non-standard reading.
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コン : 64 words FIND ALL
0
Most common form: こんげつ
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
this month
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キン : 4 words FIND ALL
0
noun
the reigning emperor  (sensitive)
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いま : 75 words FIND ALL
1
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
now; the present time; just now; soon; immediately; (one) more
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Part of a non-standard reading: 3 words. FIND ALL
1
noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
1. today; this day
2. these days; recently; nowadays  (this meaning is restricted to reading こんにち)
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Henshall: 138 (originally: 125)  Joy o' Kanji : 125  Key to Kanji: 353 

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コン   キン   いま now   
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assembly, gathering   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
katakana fu   
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