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

6 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
next, order, sequence
Kun:
つ.ぐつぎ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
222 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 次 【ジ】 next, hypo- (i.e. containing an element with low valence), order, sequence, time, times
  • 次回 【ジカイ】 next time (occasion)
  • 三次 【サンジ】 third, tertiary, cubic (function, equation, etc.), third-order
  • 数次 【スウジ】 several times
  • 次第に 【シダイニ】 gradually (progress into a state), in sequence, in order, in turn
  • 次第 【シダイ】 depending on, as soon as, immediately after, upon, as (e.g. "as one is told", "as one wishes"), whatever (e.g. "whatever is at hand"), order, program, programme, precedence, circumstances, course of events, state of things, reason
  • 路次 【ロジ】 way, path, route, along the way, along the road

Kun reading compounds

  • 次ぐ 【つぐ】 to rank next to, to come after
  • 次ぐ身 【つぐみ】 next in line, heir
  • 次 【つぎ】 next, following, subsequent, stage, station
  • 次々 【つぎつぎ】 in succession, one by one
  • 取次 【とりつぎ】 agency, commission, distributor, intermediation, reception (of guests), conveyance (of messages)
  • 中継ぎ 【なかつぎ】 joining, joint, intermediation, acting as an intermediary, relaying, taking over, middle relief pitcher, middle reliever, pole-shaped item with a join in the middle, tea container with a lid that is the same size as the body

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 すき、 つぐ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ci4
Korean:
cha

Spanish

  • siguiente
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • próximo
  • pedido
  • seqüência

French

  • suivant
  • ordre
  • successivement
227 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
308 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
292 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
235 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
638 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
239 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
648 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
226 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
384 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
385 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
660 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1120 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
58 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
482 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15992P Morohashi
54 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2929 New Nelson (John Haig)
471 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
510 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
150 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
268 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
362 2001 Kanji
2b4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
3718.2 Four corner code
1-28-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b21 Unicode hex code