等 means 'equal'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 538   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-14    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 87 words   Used in 287 words   Used in 237 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   ひとしい equal, similar
Kun    など etc   -ら
Name    と   ひ
⿱   () bamboo   temple  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 等 is used 10 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 等 is used 275 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
トウ : 240 words FIND ALL
high class; high grade
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トウ (read as どう) : 12 words FIND ALL
equality; impartiality; evenness
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など : 3 words FIND ALL
for the likes of me
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-ら (read as ら) : 17 words FIND ALL
I; me  (archaic; humble)
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ひとしい : 3 words FIND ALL
equal; similar; like; equivalent
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An additional 14 less common words include 等 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 383 (originally: 361)  Joy o' Kanji : 361  Key to Kanji: 803 

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トウ   ひとしい equal, similar   
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ジ   temple   てら Buddhist temple   
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スン   inch
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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