滑 means 'slide'

Animation / stroke order not available.
LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1294   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-17    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 75 words   Used in 108 words   Used in 162 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   カツ   コツ
   すべ to slide   なめらか smooth
Name    かり   なめり
⿰   () water   bone  
Explore these components visually on The Kanji Map ⇗
LOG IN to view kanji mastery data
LOG IN to view your flashcards
In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 滑 is used 6 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 滑 is used 99 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
カツ : 25 words FIND ALL
smooth; undisturbed; uninterrupted; harmonious
(click the word to view an additional 1 reading, examples and links)
カツ (read as かっ) : 23 words FIND ALL
1. gliding; sliding; skating (on ice); glide; slide
2. taxiing (aircraft); making a takeoff run
(click the word for examples and links)
コツ (read as こっ) : 7 words FIND ALL
funny; humorous; humourous; comical; laughable; ridiculous; joking
(click the word for useful expressions, examples and links)
すべ : 37 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to glide; to slide (e.g. on skis); to slip
2. to fail (an examination); to bomb (when telling a joke)
(click the word to view an additional 1 meaning and 2 forms, examples and links)
なめらか : 6 words FIND ALL
1. smooth (e.g. skin or ground); glassy; velvety
2. fluent; smooth (speaking); without a hitch
(click the word to view an additional 1 reading and 2 forms, examples and links)
すべ (read as すべり) : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: スベリヒユ
common purslane (Portulaca oleracea)  (often written with kana only)
(click the word to view an additional 1 form, examples and links)
An additional 9 less common words include 滑 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1088  Joy o' Kanji : 1088  Key to Kanji:

Cascading kanji view

カツ   コツ   すべ to slide   なめらか smooth   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
コツ   ほね bone   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
gossip; dishonest   
ニク body part   
スイ   みず water   
Problem with this kanji? Question or comment? Please CONTACT US.
Kanshudo is your AI Japanese tutor, and your constant companion on the road to mastery of the Japanese language. To get started learning Japanese, just follow the study recommendations on your Dashboard. You can use Quick search (accessible using the icon at the top of every page) to look up any Japanese word, kanji or grammar point, as well as to find anything on Kanshudo quickly. For an overview, take the tour.
Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points, examples), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.