崖 means 'cliff'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1835   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-33    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 15 words   Used in 53 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   がけ cliff
On    ゲ   ギ
Kun    きし   はて
Lower component exists as a rare kanji, (cliff)
A Joy o' Kanji essay is available for 崖 - click the badge to download
Do you know what it means figuratively when the Japanese refer to being on a cliff's edge? Can you say that a car went off a cliff or that a cliff is vertical? Can you refer to a landslide with a compound containing 崖? Do you know where to find giant Buddhas carved from rock faces? Do you know which cliffs are famous in Japan and why? If you read the essay, you'll soon know all this!
⿱   mountain  ⿸   cliff   jewel  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 崖 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 崖 is used 14 times, read 2 ways.
ガイ : 8 words FIND ALL
palisade; cliff
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がけ : 6 words FIND ALL
Most common form: がけ
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An additional 1 less common words include 崖 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1977  Key to Kanji:

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ガイ   がけ cliff   
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ケイ    jewel; corner   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
サン   やま mountain   
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