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也 means 'to be'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 1034   Usefulness: 6    Study set: 6-1    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 0 words   Used in 8 words   Used in 1542 names   Component in 34 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
On
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Kun    なり   か   また
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や and ヤ are derived from it
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也 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 也 is used 7 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
chunky mochi made with half-polished rice, stuffed with red bean paste  (see also: , )
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なり : 6 words FIND ALL
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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ヤ   to be
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