今, いま

  • ima
JLPT 5

Definition of 今,いま

adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • now
  • the present time
  • just now
  • soon
  • immediately
  • (one) more

Related Kanji

now

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Examples of 今,いま in a Sentence

The bill is expected to be enacted during the present session.
What did the announcement just say?
です。」「320です。」
What time is it? "It's 3:20."
I got two Bs this semester.
「あなたはそれ終えました」「それどころ始めたところです
Have you finished it? "On the contrary, I've just begun."
I'm tied up right now.
The trouble is that I have no money on me now.
「それもう終わった」「それどころかいまからよ」
Have you finished it? "On the contrary, I'm just starting."
Oh, I'm just thinking, said the little white rabbit.
Act now! he said, and in addition to his obvious meaning, he hinted that there were number of other important reasons why immediate action was needed.

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