シン, ふか.い, ぶか.い, ふか.まる, ふか.める, み

deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen

JLPT3 G3 S11 F484

As per the right-hand element# as described in (deep) + water → *deep* waters → *profound*; *intense*. The original reference may have been to a pool/lake located deep within the earth.

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