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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 今 (kon)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 今 (kon)

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MEANING:

now

HOW TO READ:

On: kon, kin
Kun: ima

COMPOUNDS:

今 (ima): now, just now, soon, immediately
今や (imaya): now, at present
今朝 (kesa): this morning
今夏 (konka): this summer, next summer
今日 (kyou): today, this day, these days
今季 (konki): this season
今期 (konki): this present term
今度 (kondo): this time, next time
今年 (kotoshi): this year
今更 (imasara): now, at this late hour
昨今 (sakkon): nowadays, recently
今日 (konjitsu): today, this day
今晩 (konban): tonight, this evening
今頃 (imagoro): about this time
古今 (kokon): all ages
今夜 (kon’ya): this evening, tonight
今般 (konpan): now, recently, this time
今後 (kongo): from now on, hereafter
今月 (kongetsu): this month
今週 (konshuu): this week
今回 (konkai): now, this time, lately
今秋 (konshuu): this autumn
今春 (konshun): this spring, spring this year
今にも (imanimo): at any time, soon
今では (imadewa): now, nowadays
今日は (konnichiwa): hello, good day
今年度 (konnendo): this year, this fiscal year
今月末 (kongetsumatsu): end of this month


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

今日の番組は、次回に明かされる謎で終わった。
kyou no bangumi wa, jikai ni akasareru nazo de owatta.
Today’s show ended with a mystery to be unlocked next time.

聡明な人間にしては、今夜はばかげたことをしたものだね。
soumei na ningen ni shite wa, kon’ya wa bakageta koto o shita mono da ne.
For a bright man, you’ve made some dumb choices tonight.

わたしにとって、寿司は、最初のうちは変な味がしたが、今では大好きだ。
watashi ni totte, sushi wa, saisho no uchi wa hen na aji ga shita ga, ima dewa daisuki da.
Sushi tasted weird to me at first, but now I love it.

今年、アメリカの大学院を志望した外国人数は29パーセント減少した。
kotoshi, amerika no daigakuin o shibou shita gaikokujinzuu wa nijuukyuu paasento genshou shita.
Foreign applications to American graduate schools declined 29 percent this year.

それよりはるかに重要なのは、今後五年から十年の間に、この地域におけるロシアの支配力が高まることだ。
sore yori haruka ni juuyou na no wa, kongo gonen kara juunen no aida ni, kono chiiki ni okeru roshia no shihairyoku ga takamaru koto da.
Far more important will be Russian influence in the region over the next five to ten years, which will surge.

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