The water came up to my waist.
Mizu ga koshi made kita.
water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water); fluid (esp. in an animal tissue); liquid; flood; floodwaters; water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout; break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
indicates sentence subject (occasionally object); indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions); but; however; still; and
back; lower back; waist; hips; lumbar region; body (of hair, noodle, paper, etc.); resilience; spring
until (a time); till; to; up to; to (a place); as far as; to (an extent); up to; so far as; even; only; merely
next (e.g. "next April"); forthcoming; coming; to come; to arrive; to be due to