zú clan; nationality; ethnicity

Made up of [ fāng square; honest; upright radical 70, 丿 piě 'slash' radical 4, shǐ arrow; to vow radical 111]

Note

Combines a pictogram for 'flag' with 'arrow' suggesting group of people or 'clan' defending themselves

Related characters


Using fāng : fáng (house) 访 fǎng (to visit) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) fáng (to protect) fàng (let go)
Using 丿 piě : shǎo (less) hū (at) nǎi (to be) shī (to lose) wù (do not) yì (justice) lè (music) zhī (him) jiǔ (long time) me (what) dì (younger brother) wù (fifth (ordinal))
Using shǐ : zhī (to know) ǎi (low)

Sounds same

zú (foot)

Different tone

zū (to hire) zǔ (grandfather) zǔ (to form) zǔ (to hinder)

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