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也 means 'to be'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 1034   Ring: 7    Set: 1    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 0 words   Used in 8 words   Used in 1542 names   Component in 7 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
On
   ヤ
On   
Kun    なり   か   また
Name   
や and ヤ are derived from it
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considerably; fairly; quite  (often written with kana only)
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expression
time is money
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auxiliary verb
1. to be (an affirmation)  (meaning 〜だ、〜である; often written with kana only; archaic)
2. to be (location)  (see also: なる; meaning 〜にある、〜にいる. Usu. なる; often written with kana only; archaic)
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noun
chunky mochi made with half-polished rice, stuffed with red bean paste  (see also: , )
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expression
truth is stranger than fiction
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ヤ   to be
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