祖 zǔ grandfather
Made up of [礻 shì
radical 113, 且 qiě
and; moreover; yet
NoteCombines the 'altar' radical and tablet so is linked to ancestral veration
Number of strokes 9
Using 礻 shì
: 福 fú (good fortune) 礼 lǐ (ceremony)
Using 且 qiě
: 姐 jiě (elder sister) 租 zū (to hire) 组 zǔ (to form) 阻 zǔ (to hinder) 宜 yí (proper)
Sounds same组 zǔ (to form)
阻 zǔ (to hinder)
Different tone租 zū (to hire)
族 zú (clan)
足 zú (foot)
元太祖 Genghis Khan
zǔ ancestral tablet
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