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Today (colloquial) in Japanese πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅

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today (colloquial) きょう
How to say “today (colloquial)” in Japanese? “きょう”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “きょう” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on today (colloquial) in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to Remember the Japanese Word:
– Associate "きょう" (kyou) with "kyou" (today) as they sound somewhat similar.
– Visualize a calendar with "today" highlighted and think in Japanese while pointing to it.
– Create a mnemonic like "KYoto's OUtdoor festival is today!"

"きょう" (kyou) is a straightforward word used in Japanese to refer to "today." Pronounced as β€œkyoh,” it is widely used in both casual and formal contexts.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– 本ζ—₯ (γ»γ‚“γ˜γ€, honjitsu): More formal, often used in business contexts.
– 今ζ—₯ (こんにけ, konnich): Although it also means "today," it is more commonly used to refer to "nowadays" or "these days."

Alternate Meanings:
There are no significant slang or drastically different alternate meanings for "きょう." However, context can add nuance:
– 今ζ—₯ (きょう, kyou) straightforwardly means "today."
– 今 (いま, ima) paired with "きょう" can emphasize the current day and moment.

Examples of Sentences that Use "きょう":
– きょうはいい倩気です。(Kyou wa ii tenki desu.) – Today is nice weather.
– γγ‚‡γ†γ€δ½•γ‚’γ—γΎγ™γ‹οΌŸ (Kyou, nani o shimasu ka?) – What will you do today?
– γγ‚‡γ†γŒθͺ•η”Ÿζ—₯です。(Kyou ga tanjoubi desu.) – Today is my birthday.
– γγ‚‡γ†γ‚‚ι ‘εΌ΅γ‚ŠγΎγ—γ‚‡γ†οΌ (Kyou mo ganbarimashou!) – Let's do our best today, too!

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