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Stroke Count
6 Strokes
Radical
女 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. likeness, like, such as, as if, better, best, equal
Readings
Kun'yomi: ごと.し、ね、ゆき、よし。
On'yomi: ニョ。(Go-on Reading)
ジョ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 如

Dictionary Entries for 如

nyo
noun
  1. tathata (the ultimate nature of all things)
goto
koto
mokoro
noun, adverb
  1. like; similar to; same as

Stroke Order Diagrams for 如

Construction of Character for 如

Radicals and parts present in 如
Radical woman, female Kanji Details »
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 如
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」。「女」は「」「」に共通した「しなやかな」の意を有し、いうことに柔和に従う(ごとし)の意を生じた。一説に、「(神器)」+音符「」、で神託を得る巫女(「」も同源)を意味し、神託に従う(ごとし)の意を生じたとも。

Kanji related to 如

  • 使

    調

    沿

  • 婿

  • 姿

Meanings in Other Languages for 如

French
  1. ressemblance, comme, comme si, mieux, meilleur, égal, similaire, paraître
Portuguese
  1. semelhança, gostar, tal como, como se, melhor, igual
Spanish
  1. análogo, parecido, tal como, igual a, obedecer

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