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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
present day, modern timesaujourd'hui, de nos jours, temps modernesсовременность, новейшее время (в Японии с 1868 г.)Gegenwart, die letzte Zeit, Neuzeit, Moderne (in Japan seit der Meiji-Restauration)

ON: キン, コンKUN: ちか.い
near, early, akin, tantamount

ON: ダイ, タイKUN: か.わる, かわ.る, かわ.り, か.わり, -がわ.り, -が.わり, か.える, よ, しろ
substitute, rate, charge, generation, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., age, period, replace, convert, change, fee

Example sentences
トムには近代絵画の鑑賞能力がある。Parts: には, 近代 (きんだい), 絵画 (かいが), 鑑賞 (かんしょう), 能力 (のうりょく), 有る (ある)Tom appreciates modern art.
Tom has an aesthetic sense for modern painting.

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