只今

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Chinese[edit]

 
only; merely; just; but
 
today; modern; present; current; this; now
trad. (只今)
simp. #(只今)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

只今

  1. (literary) now

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (只今):
  • Japanese: 只今 (ただいま) (tadaima)
  • Korean: 지금 (只今, jigeum)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ただ
Jinmeiyō
いま
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

只今 (hiragana ただいま, rōmaji tadaima)

  1. presently, right away, right now, just now

Interjection[edit]

只今 (hiragana ただいま, rōmaji tadaima)

  1. hello; here I am; I'm home (said by a person coming back home, a stock phrase required by the Japanese etiquette)

See also[edit]

  • ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN