滝 means 'waterfall'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1669   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-28    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 11 words   Used in 2183 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   たき waterfall
On    ロウ   ソウ
Name    らき
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⿰   () water   dragon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 滝 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 滝 is used 10 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
たき : 8 words FIND ALL
Most common form: たき
1. waterfall
2. rapids  (archaic)
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たき (read as だき) : 2 words FIND ALL
greater waterfall (of the two)
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An additional one less common word includes 滝 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1550  Joy o' Kanji : 1550  Key to Kanji:

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たき waterfall   
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スイ   みず water   
リュウ   たつ dragon   
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
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second   おつ    
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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