渡 means 'cross'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 476   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 25    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 65 words   Used in 189 words   Used in 1507 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   わた to cross   わた to hand over
Name    お   たり   わたな   わたら   わたり
If you want to talk about crossing bridges, emigrating, people ranging in age from 18 to 25, possessing an heirloom for generations, a room that looks out onto the ocean, handing someone paper, extraditing criminals, advancing wages, or bouncing a check, you'll need the indispensable 渡! Find out about all these structures, as well as a deadly form of transit that some Japanese once used!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 渡
⿰   () water   degree  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 渡 is used 7 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 渡 is used 174 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ト : 58 words FIND ALL
transfer; assignment; conveyance
わた : 112 words FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to ferry across (e.g. a river); to carry across; to traverse
2. to lay across; to build across
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わた (read as わたり) : 4 words FIND ALL
monkey bars; horizontal ladder  (see also: 雲梯; colloquialism)
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Henshall: 1636  Joy o' Kanji : 1636  Key to Kanji: 787 

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ト   わた to cross   わた to hand over   
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ド   ト   タク   degree   たび occasion, time   
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stony cliff
twenty; 20   にじゅう twenty   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
また again   
スイ   みず water   
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