如 means 'same'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 1164   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-13    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 63 words   Used in 111 words   Used in 267 names   Component in 10 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ジョ   ニョ
Kun    ごと the same as, like, as if   ごと likeness, like, such as, as if, better, best, equal
Name    き   ね   ゆき   よし
⿰   woman; female   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 如 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 如 is used 67 times, read 3 ways.
ニョ : 35 words FIND ALL
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Tathagata; perfected one (suffix of high-ranking Buddhist deities)
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ジョ : 13 words FIND ALL
suddenly; all of a sudden
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ごと : 19 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 若し
auxiliary verb
like; as if; the same as  (see also: 如き)
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An additional 44 less common words include 如 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1383  Joy o' Kanji : 1383  Key to Kanji:

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ジョ   ニョ    same   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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