沼 means 'marsh'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1212   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-15    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 21 words   Used in 31 words   Used in 1681 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   ぬま marsh, bog
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⿰   () water   summon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 沼 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 沼 is used 26 times, read 2 ways.
ショウ : 12 words FIND ALL
lakes and marshes
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ぬま : 14 words FIND ALL
marshland; wetland; swampland
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An additional 5 less common words include 沼 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1395  Joy o' Kanji : 1395  Key to Kanji:

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ショウ   ぬま marsh, bog   
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スイ   みず water   
ショウ   め to summon   
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トウ   かたな sword   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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