After 4 days in the desert, the water tasted SWEET.
The vertical stroke is like a waterfall, with four drops of water splashing out from it.
flood (be careful - the す is pronounced ず、which is really unusual.)
a drop of water
big ditch. who cares.
|水||water||NO FLAKES AT ALL|
Ice has the SNOWFLAKE on top, water doesn't. So you can say, "Water doesn't have a SNOWFLAKE because water is warm."
If it has been icy for ever, there are TWO SNOWFLAKES piled up on top of each other!