zǔ grandfather

Made up of [ shì spirit; altar radical 113, qiě and; moreover; yet ]

Note

Combines the 'altar' radical and tablet so is linked to ancestral veration
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using shì : fú (good fortune) lǐ (ceremony)
Using qiě : jiě (elder sister) zū (to hire) zǔ (to form) zǔ (to hinder) yí (proper)

Sounds same

zǔ (to form) zǔ (to hinder)

Different tone

zū (to hire) zú (clan) zú (foot)

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People

元太祖 Genghis Khan

Also

zǔ ancestral tablet
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