Components

水 means 'water'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 85    Frequency: 146   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-3    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 3    Beginner lesson: 13   Begins 559 words   Used in 1239 words   Used in 5173 names   Component in 101 kanji (20 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   スイ
Kun
   みず water
Name    うず   ずみ   つ   ど   み   みさ   みつ   みな   みん
      ⽔ (Chinese)        
In mnemonics, we use 'splash' when looks like with no down the middle, e.g. as in
We can't live without water, and neither can many kanji, including (ice), (activity), and (peaceful).
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 水 is used 58 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 水 is used 1160 times, read 2 ways (with 4 variations).
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スイ : 852 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
Wednesday
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スイ (read as ずい) : 14 words FIND ALL
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noun
flood
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みず : 282 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water)  (see also: ; み is generally used in compounds)
2. fluid (esp. in an animal tissue); liquid
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うず: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
water-filled bamboo tube in Japanese garden which clacks against a stone when emptied
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み: 7 words. FIND ALL
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noun
waterfall  (see also: ; archaic)
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みな: 4 words. FIND ALL
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noun
Minamata disease
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Henshall: 16 (originally: 40)  Joy o' Kanji : 40  Key to Kanji: 585 

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スイ   みず water   
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