巧 means 'skill'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 1624   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 12    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 26 words   Used in 47 words   Used in 197 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   たく skill, adroitness
Kun    たく   うま
Name    かつ   たくみ   よし
⿰   work   reach  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 巧 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 巧 is used 45 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
コウ : 30 words FIND ALL
technique; finesse
コウ (read as ごう) : 2 words FIND ALL
experienced viewer (of theatre, kabuki, etc.); kabuki connoisseur
たく : 6 words FIND ALL
skill; cleverness
うま : 5 words FIND ALL
1. skillful; skilful; clever; expert; wise; successful  (esp. 上手い,巧い; often written with kana only)
2. delicious; appetizing; appetising; tasty  (esp. 美味い,甘い; often written with kana only)
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たく (read as だく) : 2 words FIND ALL
wiles; sinister design; trick; conspiracy; intrigue
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Henshall: 1242  Joy o' Kanji : 1242  Key to Kanji:

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コウ   たく skill, adroitness   
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コウ   ク    work   
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