Definition of 現

  • present
  • existing
  • actual


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ゲン
  • あらわれる
  • あらわ
  • うつつ
  • うつ

Popular Words With This Kanji

現在, げんざい

now, current, present, present time, as of

実現, じつげん

implementation (e.g. of a system), materialization, materialisation, realization, realisation

表現, ひょうげん

expression, presentation, representation, notation

現場, げんば, げんじょう

actual spot, scene, scene of the crime

現地, げんち

actual place, local, on-site

現つ, 現, うつつ

reality, consciousness

現つ, 現, うつつ

reality, consciousness

現実, げんじつ


現代, げんだい

nowadays, modern era, modern times, present-day

現状, げんじょう

present condition, existing state, status quo

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