今 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

今 in English

jīn

  • today
  • modern
  • present
  • current
  • this
  • now

HSK levels

Components

  • (rén): man
  • (zhǔ): stroke
  • (ya): second, hand

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : towel; general purpose cloth; women's headcovering (old); Kangxi radical 50;
  • : weight equal to 0.5 kg; catty
  • : saliva; sweat; a ferry crossing; a ford (river crossing); abbr. for Tianjin 天津;
  • : to boast; to esteem; to sympathize;
  • : evil force;
  • : muscle; tendon;
  • : a sash; to tie;
  • : collar; belt; variant of 襟[jin1];
  • : lapel; overlap of Chinese gown; fig. bosom (the seat of emotions); to cherish (ambition, desires, honorable intentions etc) in one's bosom;
  • : gold; chemical element Au; generic term for lustrous and ductile metals; money; golden; highly respected; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1];

Sentences examples with 今

  • 今天我的朋友不能工作,他在医院!
    jīntiān wǒ de péngyǒu bùnéng gōngzuò, tā zài yīyuàn!
  • 今年二月天气很冷。
    Jīnnián èr yuè tiānqì hěn lěng.
  • 他儿子今年八岁了。
    Tā érzi jīnnián bā suìle.
  • 今天我做了三个菜。
    Jīntiān wǒ zuòle sān gè cài.
  • 今天我很高兴。
    Jīntiān wǒ hěn gāoxìng.

Words containing 今, by HSK level

HSK 5 vocabulary list