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   FlashCard of the Chinese Character 今
Strokes 2
Strokes 4
Decomp. 亼乛
Mandarin jīn
Entry Methods
Pinyin jin1
Kanji /
Sijiao 8020.7
CNS 11643 1-4474
Encodages (hexa)
Unicode U+4ECA
GB2312 BDF1
 jīn today / modern / present / current / this / now
Results beginning with 今
 jīn tiān today / at the present / now
 jīn nián this year
 jīn rì today
 jīn hòu hereafter / henceforth / in the future / from now on
 jīn wǎn tonight
 jīn shēng this life
 jīn shì this life / this age
 jīn zhāo at the present / now
 jīn chén this morning
 jīn r (coll.) today
 jīn rén modern people
 jīn xī past and present / yesterday and today
 jīn yì modern language version / modern translation / contemporary translation
 jīn cì this / the present (meeting etc) / this time / this once
 Jīn cūn Imamura (Japanese name)
 Jīn jǐng Imai (Japanese surname)
 jīn suì (literary) this year
 jīn yè tonight / this evening
 jīn yīn modern (i.e. not ancient) pronunciation of a Chinese character
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 jīn r ge (coll.) today
 jīn gǔ wén Former Han dynasty study or rewriting of classical texts such as the Confucian six classics 六經|六经[Liu4 jing1]
 jīn wén jīng Former Han dynasty school of Confucian scholars
 jīn fēi xī bǐ things are very different now (idiom) / times have changed
 jīn bù rú xī things are not as good as they used to be
 jīn rì rǔ tóng "The Female Child Today"
 jīn shí jīn rì this day and age (dialect)
 jīn wén jīng xué Former Han dynasty school of Confucian scholars
 jīn xī duì bǐ to contrast past suffering with present happiness (idiom)
  The United Nations Today
  Outline of Future Activities
  Active Citizenship Today
 jīn rì shì jīn rì bì never put off until tomorrow what you can do today (idiom)
 jīn zhāo yǒu jiǔ jīn zhāo zuì to live in the moment (idiom) / to live every day as if it were one's last / to enjoy while one can
Approximate Results for 今
 rú jīn nowadays / now
 zhì jīn so far / to this day / until now
 dāng jīn current / present / now / nowadays
 qì jīn so far / to date / until now
 xiàn jīn now / nowadays / modern
 gǔ jīn then and now / ancient and modern
 ér jīn now / at the present (time)
 cóng jīn from now on
 jù jīn before the present / (a long period) ago
 mù jīn nowadays / at present / as things stand
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 Dà cháng jīn Dae Chang Kum, a Korean Drama (GM)
 Liú Guì jīn Liu Guijin (1945-), PRC diplomat, special representative to Africa from 2007, Chinese specialist on Sudan and the Darfur issue
 gǔ jīn zhōng wài at all times and in all places (idiom)
 cóng jīn yǐ hòu henceforth
 gǔ wǎng jīn lái since ancient times / since times immemorial
 bó gǔ tōng jīn conversant with things past and present / erudite and informed
 gèn gǔ tōng jīn from ancient times up to now / throughout history
 guì gǔ jiàn jīn to revere the past and despise the present (idiom)
 hòu gǔ bó jīn to revere the past and neglect the present (idiom)
 jiè gǔ yù jīn to borrow the past as a model for the present
 jī gǔ zhèn jīn studying the old to promote the new (idiom)
 rú gǔ hán jīn to take in (old and new experiences and sorrows)
 zhèn gǔ shuò jīn shaking the old and illuminating the new (idiom) / surpassing the ancients and dazzling contemporaries / glorious and world-shattering
 cóng jīn tiān qǐ starting from today
 Gǔ jīn Xiǎo shuō Stories Old and New by Feng Menglong 馮夢龍|冯梦龙[Feng2 Meng4 long2], collection of late Ming baihua 白話|白话[bai2 hua4] tales published in 1620
 jiāng jīn lùn gǔ to observe the present to study the past
 jiè gǔ fěng jīn to use the past to disparage the present (idiom)
 qì jīn wéi zhǐ so far / up to now / still (not)
 shì dào jīn rì under the circumstances / the matter having come to that point
 shì dào rú jīn as matters stand / things having reached this stage
 shí zhì jīn rì (idiom) up to the present / even now / now (in contrast with the past) / at this late hour
 tán gǔ lùn jīn to talk of the past and discuss the present (idiom) / to chat freely / to discuss everything
 yě yǒu jīn tiān (coll.) to get one's just deserts / to serve sb right / to get one's share of (good or bad things) / every dog has its day
 yí fàn gǔ jīn to leave an example for all generations
 zài jīn nián nián dǐ at the end of this year
 jì yǒu jīn rì hé bì dāng chū see 早知今日何必當初|早知今日何必当初[zao3 zhi1 jin1 ri4 he2 bi4 dang1 chu1]
 zǎo zhī jīn rì hé bì dāng chū if I (you, she, he...) had known it would come to this, I (you, she, he...) would not have acted thus (idiom) / to regret vainly one's past behavior
  Non-Governmental Organizations Forum on the Female Child of Today / NGO Forum on the Female Child of Today
  Intergovernmental Study Group on Future Financing of the Programme
  Historical responsibility of States for the preservation of nature for present and future generations
  Strategic Plan for Improving the Coordination of Future Work on International Classifications

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