Definition of 如

  • likeness
  • like
  • such as
  • as if
  • better
  • best
  • equal

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ジョ
  • ニョ
  • ごと

Popular Words With This Kanji

如何, どう, いかが, いか

how, in what way, how about

如何に, いかに

how, in what way, however much, however (e.g. easy, rich, sad), whatever, how much, hey, oi

如何いう, どう言う, 如何言う, どういう

somehow, how, in what way, why, what kind of

如何いう, どう言う, 如何言う, どういう

somehow, how, in what way, why, what kind of

如何しても, どうしても

by all means, at any cost, no matter what, after all, in the long run, cravingly, at any rate, surely

如何して, どうして

why?, for what reason, how, in what way, for what purpose, what for

如何なる, いかなる

any kind of (with neg. verb)

如何にも, いかにも

indeed, really, phrase meaning agreement

時鳥, 子規, 不如帰, 杜鵑, 霍公鳥, 蜀魂, 沓手鳥, 杜宇, 田鵑, 沓直鳥, 郭公, ほととぎす, しき, ふじょき, とけん, しょっこん, くつてどり, とう, ホトトギス

lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

如し, 若し, ごとし

like, as if, the same as


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