Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

jīn

jīn noun today / modern / present / current / this / now
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
Notes: Often beginning a sentence that ends in 也 to mean 'now' in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '今'; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119).

Contained in

今天如今今年至今今后当今时至今日今日今生古往今来迄今距今迄今为止现今今草今儿古今涅槃经本有今无偈论集古今佛道论衡续集古今佛道论衡古今译经图纪续古今译经图纪已今当稽舍今陂梨古今中外今晚今世今人今昔今岁今井今晨今朝今夜今晚谁当家今译目今今音今古文今村今日佛教今文经学今隶

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷一上 光武帝紀 Volume 1a: Annals of Emperor Guangwu 147
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 103
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 魏紀 Records of the Wei 91
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二 律曆中 賈逵論曆 永元論曆 延光論曆 漢安論曆 熹平論曆 論月食 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 84
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十 趙三 Chapter 20: Zhao III 80
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷十八 趙一 Chapter 18: Zhao I 79
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷107下 律曆志三下 Volume 107b Treatise 3: Treatise on Music and Calendars 2 79
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十五 志第十五: 天文上 Volume 35 Treatises 15: Astronomy 1 78
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷一下 光武帝紀 Volume 1b: Annals of Emperor Guangwu 78
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷114 釋老志十 Volume 114: Treatise 10 - Buddhism and Daoism 75

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
今予 今予 今予与有扈氏争一日之命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹誓(伪) Xia Shu - Yu Shi (forged) 15
今君 今君 今君命大子曰仇 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 8
今王 今王 今王嗣厥德 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 伊訓 Shang Shu - Instructions of Yi 7
今茲 今茲 今茲之正 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧節南山之什‧正月 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Zheng Yue 7
今楚 今楚 今楚在宋 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 6
今商 今商 今商王受 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 泰誓上 Zhou Shu - Great Declaration I 5
今夕 今夕 今夕何夕 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧唐‧綢繆 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Chou Mo 5
今民 今民 今民將在祗遹乃文考 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 康誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement to the Prince of Kang 4
民今 民今 民今方殆 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧節南山之什‧正月 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Zheng Yue 3
今嗣 今嗣 今嗣王新服厥命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 咸有一德 Shang Shu - Common Possession of Pure Virtue 3