Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
now
Kun:
いま
On:
コンキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
49 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 今 【コン】 the current ..., this, today's ...
  • 今夏 【コンカ】 this summer, next summer, last summer
  • 当今 【トウコン】 nowadays, these days, at present
  • 方今 【ホウコン】 present time, now, nowadays
  • 今古 【キンコ】 now and anciently
  • 今上 【キンジョウ】 His Majesty the Emperor, the present emperor, the reigning emperor

Kun reading compounds

  • 今 【いま】 now, the present time, just now, soon, immediately, another, more
  • 今に 【いまに】 before long, even now
  • 中今 【なかいま】 the present (esp. as a privileged moment in eternity)
  • 今が今 【いまがいま】 just now

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin1
Korean:
geum

Spanish

  • ahora
  • momento actual

Portuguese

  • agora

French

  • maintenant
81 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
125 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
146 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
352 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
94 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
12 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
67 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
51 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
51 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
45 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2464 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1712 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1601 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
358 Morohashi
1968 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
112 New Nelson (John Haig)
1587 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1711 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
50 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
93 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2860 2001 Kanji
2a2.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
2-3-1 SKIP code
8020.7 Four corner code
1-26-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eca Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
wee hours, evening, early night
Kun:
よい
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 終宵 【シュウショウ】 all-night long
  • 一宵 【イッショウ】 one evening, one night

Kun reading compounds

  • 宵 【よい】 evening, early night hours
  • 宵越し 【よいごし】 (kept) overnight
  • 待宵 【まつよい】 night where one waits for someone who is supposed to come, night of the 14th day of the eight month of the lunar calendar
  • 春の宵 【はるのよい】 spring evening

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • tarde
  • noche
  • al anochecer

Portuguese

  • Pouco tempo
  • noite
  • noite antecipada

French

  • heures tardives
  • soirée
  • début de nuit
1396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1917 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1307 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1849 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1212 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1854 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2010 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1907 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
484 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1967 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
192 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7168X Morohashi
2276 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1334 New Nelson (John Haig)
189 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
201 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1326 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
746 2001 Kanji
3m7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
1-30-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb5 Unicode hex code