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nun
1.
now
(Sounds more calm, less "poignant". Not as common in daily life.)
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Time 4 - gleich, bald, später, nachher and more

A fun look at German time adverbs that refer to the future like jetzt, bald and demnächst, see what time frame they refer to. Also: the difference between "bis gleich" and "bis bald".

Vocab:

jetzt, später, sofort, nachher, bald, demnächst


Word Family

Root: *newo-

Right from the start, this root was about the idea:

new

It has stayed about that in most European languages and evolved into English new, German neu, Greek neo and Slavic novi.
The root is potentially also the origin of a variant *nu, which is where now and the German noch and nun come from, which would make a lot of sense meaning-wise.

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