zǔ to form; to organize; group

Made up of [ silk radical 120, qiě and; moreover; yet ]
Alternative traditional form of character:


The zu 'tablet' gives the phonetic, the silk radical may suggest organize as in gathering threads
Number of strokes 8

Related characters

Using : hóng (red) gěi (give) zhǐ (paper) jīng (Classic) wéi (to preserve) lèi (tired) gāng (guiding principle) fēn (numerous) xù (beginnings) jié (knot) jì (order) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)
Using qiě : jiě (elder sister) zǔ (grandfather) zū (to hire) zǔ (to hinder) yí (proper)

Sounds same

zǔ (grandfather) zǔ (to hinder)

Different tone

zū (to hire) zú (clan) zú (foot)

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