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 599 words   Used in 1239 words   Used in 5173 names   Component in 101 kanji (20 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   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 (water) with no (hook) down the middle, e.g. as in (astringent)
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).
スイ : 852 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
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スイ (read as ずい) : 14 words FIND ALL
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みず : 282 words FIND ALL
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
water-filled bamboo tube in Japanese garden which clacks against a stone when emptied
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み: 7 words. FIND ALL
waterfall  (see also: ; archaic)
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みな: 4 words. FIND ALL
Minamata disease
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An additional 81 less common words include 水 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
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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