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沢 means 'marsh'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 569   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 2    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 16 words   Used in 54 words   Used in 10724 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   タク
Kun
   さわ marsh, swamp
Kun    つや   うるお   うるお
Name    おも   さ   さわん   わさ
For a kanji that appears in relatively few compounds and that means 'marsh,' 'plentiful,' 'to glisten,' and 'benefit' (a range that makes the head spin), 沢 seems to poke its head up in quite a few places. It's the 489th most used kanji in newspapers. That's puzzling, but this essay will reveal the reason. It will also teach you the names of several types of dishes, help you talk about luxury, and put the luster back in your life (if it's missing).
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 沢
⿰   () water   shaku  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 沢 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 沢 is used 49 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
タク : 25 words FIND ALL
1. luxury; extravagance
2. to live in luxury
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タク (read as だく) : 5 words FIND ALL
suffix
enough; too many; too much  (see also: 沢山; after a noun; often written with kana only)
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さわ : 11 words FIND ALL
noun
1. swamp; marsh
2. mountain stream; valley; dale
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さわ (read as ざわ) : 6 words FIND ALL
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おも: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
threeleaf arrowhead (Sagittaria trifolia)  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1552  Joy o' Kanji : 1552  Key to Kanji:

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タク   さわ marsh, swamp   
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シャク    unit of length (about a foot)   
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スイ   みず water   
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