現在

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Chinese[edit]

 
appear; present; now; existing; current
 
(located) at; in; exist; (before verbs) immediately involved in; right in the middle of doing
trad. (現在)
simp. (现在)
alt. forms 見在见在 archaic

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

現在

  1. at present; now
    現在沒有辦法工作 / 现在没有办法工作  ―  xiànzài méiyǒu bànfǎ gōngzuò.  ―  There's no way I can work now.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 現在 ("now")
Variety Location Words
Mandarin Beijing 現在
Taiwan 現在
Cantonese Guangzhou 而家依家
Hong Kong 而家依家
Taishan 該時
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 這下現下今下今時今這下
Liudui (S. Sixian) 這下現下今嘎今這下
Hsinchu (Hailu) 這下現下今這下
Dongshi (Dabu) 這下現下今這下這滿
Taiwanese Raoping 這下現下今這下今下今時
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 這下現時今這下
Min Nan Taipei 這馬
Kaohsiung 這時這陣這馬
Tainan 這時這陣這馬
Taichung 這馬這陣
Yilan 這陣這馬
Lukang 這陣這馬這路尾
Sanxia 這馬
Kinmen 這陣
Magong 這陣
Hsinchu 這陣這馬
Wu Wenzhou 恁界

Noun[edit]

現在

  1. the present; now

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: 5
ざい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

現在 ‎(hiragana げんざい, romaji genzai)

  1. the present, now

Adverb[edit]

現在 ‎(hiragana げんざい, romaji genzai)

  1. now, at present

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

現在 ‎(hyeonjae) ‎(hangeul 현재)

  1. Hanja form? of 현재, “the present time”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

現在

  1. Hán tự form of hiện tại, "the present"