Chinese name: 现在
Pinyin: xiàn zài
English name: now
Characters: The first character 现 consists of a king radical 王 and a phonetic component见 (meaning: to see, pinyin: jiàn). Originally this character meant to put treasure on display. Now it is simply means the present or appear.
The second character 在 originally was an image of a house on the ground. Now the character simply means exist.
A literal translation of 现在 in English is present exist.