崩 means 'fall to pieces'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1056   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-11    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 19 words   Used in 73 words   Used in 93 names   Component in 3 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   くずれる to fall to pieces, to collapse   くず to destroy, to pull down
Kun    -くず
⿱   mountain   friend  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 崩 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 崩 is used 65 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
ホウ : 31 words FIND ALL
1. collapse; crumbling; breaking down; caving in  (see also: 崩れる)
2. decay  (see also: α崩壊; physics terminology)
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くずれる : 33 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to collapse; to crumble  (see also: 崩壊, 倒れる)
2. to get out of shape; to lose one's shape; to become disorganized; to become untidy
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
avalanche; snowslide
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An additional くず.す less common words include 崩 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1801  Joy o' Kanji : 1801  Key to Kanji:

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ホウ   fall to pieces   くずれる to fall to pieces, to collapse   くず to destroy, to pull down   
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サン   やま mountain   
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ホウ   とも friend   
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ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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