只今

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Chinese[edit]

 
only; merely; just; but; (a measure word, for birds and some animals, etc.); single
 
today; modern; present; current; this; now
simp. and trad.
(只今)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

只今

  1. (literary) now

Japanese[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

只今 ‎(hiragana ただいま, romaji tadaima)

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

Interjection[edit]

只今 ‎(hiragana ただいま, romaji tadaima)

  1. hello; here I am; I'm home (said by a person coming back home, a stock phrase required by the Japanese etiquette)
    只今 (ただいま)参上 (さんじょう)
    tadaimasanjō
    Here I am; visiting.

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