巧 means 'skill'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 1624   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-27    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 27 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 3 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
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コウ (read as ごう) : 2 words FIND ALL
experienced viewer (of theatre, kabuki, etc.); kabuki connoisseur
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たく : 6 words FIND ALL
skill; cleverness
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うま : 5 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 甘い
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
skillful words; deceitful words; glibness
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An additional 2 less common words include 巧 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
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; construction; craft   
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