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是 means 'just so'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1477   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-23    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 27 words   Used in 48 words   Used in 218 names   Component in 24 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゼ
On   
Kun    これ   この   ここ
Name    すなお   ただし   つな   ゆき   よし
⿱   sun; day   roll of cloth; bolt of cloth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 是 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 是 is used 46 times, read 2 ways.
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adverb, noun
1. certainly; without fail  (often written with kana only)
2. right and wrong; pros and cons
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これ : 13 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: これほど
adverb, noun
so; so much; this much  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 910  Joy o' Kanji : 910  Key to Kanji: 589 

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ゼ    just so, correctness, justice, right   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
ヒキ    roll / bolt of cloth   
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