Jisho

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Adverb (fukushi)
1. before long; even now
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  • じょうもんじだい縄文時代
  • ひとびと人々
  • の生活を
  • いま
  • に伝える遺跡が世界遺産に登録された。
The ruins, which reveal the story of people’s lives in the Jōmon period, are registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. at any moment (now); at any minute; on the verge of (doing); just about to
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    絶対に合格すると思って一緒に見に行ったのだが、大学の掲示板に自分の番号がないことがわかり、あまりのショックに
  • いもうと
  • は今にも泣き出しそうになっている。
  • あね
  • の私はとりあえず
  • いもうと
  • を落ち着かせようと近くのベンチに
  • いもうと
  • すわ座らせた
I went with my younger sister to see the results of the university entrance examination posted on the bulletin board, thinking she would definitely be accepted. However, when we realized that her number was not on the board, my sister was so shocked that she was close to tears. As her older sister, I tried to calm her down, by inviting her to sit down on the nearby bench with me for a while.
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. now (when it is already much too late); at this stage
Adverb (fukushi)
2. afresh; anew; again
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今さら 【いまさら】
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. now (esp. in contrast to the past); now at last; at present; right now
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Adverb (fukushi)
1. one more; another (one)
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2. (not) quite; (not) entirely; (not) enough; somewhat (lacking)
  • あたら新しい
  • くるま
  • ちょうし調子
  • いま一つ
  • です
  • そうじゅう操縦
  • きかない
I had trouble with the new car. It was difficult to steer.
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今一つ 【いまひとつ】いま一つ 【いまひとつ】
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Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
1. about this time
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今ごろ 【いまごろ】
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. at once; immediately; right now
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今直ぐ 【いますぐ】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Adverb (fukushi)
1. not quite (right); not very good; somewhat (lacking)Colloquial, Usually written using kana alone, See also 今一つ いまひとつ
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今いち 【いまいち】イマイチ
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    この新しいアプリの使い方が
  • いま今いち
  • よくわからない。
I’m not completely sure how to use this new app.
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Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
1. these days; nowadays; present day; modern times
Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
2. at this time (of the day)
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今どき 【いまどき】
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Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
1. until now; so far; up to the presentSee also 今から
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今迄 【いままで】
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いま
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Adverb (fukushi)
1. at present; currently; so far; for now; for the time being
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今の所 【いまのところ】
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. still; even now; to this dayindic. surprise or annoyance
Other forms
今だに 【いまだに】
Notes
今だに: Irregular kanji usage.
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. a moment ago; just now
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今し方 【いましがた】
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Adverb (fukushi)
1. now is the time
  • いま今こそ
  • いっき一気に
  • とりひき取引
  • まとめる
  • とき
Now is the time to clinch the deal.
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いま
Adverb (fukushi)
1. never (before)with neg. sentence
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未だ嘗て 【いまだかつて】未だ曾て 【いまだかつて】今だかつて 【いまだかつて】
Notes
未だ嘗て: Rarely-used kanji form. 未だ曾て: Rarely-used kanji form. 今だかつて: Irregular kanji usage.
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Adverb taking the 'to' particle
1. eagerly (waiting); (waiting) impatiently
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
1. as (much as) it is now; as much as the presentusu. with negative sentence
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
2. just now; a moment ago
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今程 【いまほど】
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Kanji — 1 found

0.2849769183235797
4 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
now
Kun: いま
On: コン キン
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Sentences — 1762 found

  • jreibun/3626/3
    • やとう野党
    • ぎいん議員
    • は、「これまで
    • さいさん再三
    • 申し上げてきましたように、今は格差解消が最優先するべき課題ではないのでしょうか。これについて総理のお考えをはっきりとお聞かせ願いたい。」と述べた。
    An opposition Diet member said, “As I said repeatedly, I believe that eliminating the disparity is an issue of the highest priority now. I would like you to clearly state your views on this, Prime Minister.” Jreibun
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Names — 1122 found

いま 【今】
Family or surname
1. Ima
いまあき 【今秋】
Family or surname
1. Imaaki
いまあき 【今明】
Unclassified name
1. Imaaki
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