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    jīn     today / modern / present / current / this / now

Traditional:
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Grammar: Noun
Notes: Often beginning a sentence that ends in 也 to mean 'now' in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119).
Synonyms: 今日 今天
Topic: Classical Chinese

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