I’m reading the newspaper right now.
What was I doing until now?
Now I’m going to say good morning to my helmet.
The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.
Since this word is made up of a single kanji, it should use the kun'yomi reading. When learning the kanji, you didn't learn that reading, so here's a mnemonic to help you with this word:
What'll you drink now? I'll have a Zima, ima.
Say "ZIMA IMA" ten times fast.