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滴 means 'drip'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1913   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 54    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 32 words   Used in 17 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   テキ
Kun
   しずく to drip, drop   したた to drip, to trickle
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With 滴 you can talk about dewdrops and eyedrops, fogged and rain-spattered windows, rain dripping off roofs, sweaty foreheads, IV drips, waterproof items, dripping-wet towels, meadows overflowing with freshness, drops of ink, and teardrop-shaped jewelry. Learn to say, "I felt a drop of rain." Also discover how three drops of water mysteriously fall from a shrine roof every day.
⿰   () water   old trader  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 滴 is used 6 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 滴 is used 31 times, read 3 ways.
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noun
1. drop of water
2. vessel for replenishing inkstone water
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しずく : 1 word FIND ALL
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drop (of water); drip
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したた : 4 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to drip; to drop; to trickle
2. to overflow with freshness
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Henshall: 1626  Joy o' Kanji : 1626  Key to Kanji:

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テキ   しずく to drip, drop   したた to drip, to trickle   
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old trader
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ショウ   trader   あきな to trade, deal in   
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
bright   
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wide
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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legs
コ   ふる old   -ふる to grow old   
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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   
stick   
スイ   みず water   
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