zǔ to form; to organize; group

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

Note

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

Related characters


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

Sounds same

zǔ (grandfather) zǔ (to hinder)

Different tone

zū (to hire) zú (clan) zú (foot)

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