zú clan; nationality; ethnicity

Made up of [ fāng square; honest; upright radical 70, 丿 piě 'slash' radical 4, shǐ arrow; to vow radical 111]
Made with 11 strokes.
Combines a pictogram for 'flag' with 'arrow' suggesting group of people or 'clan' defending themselves

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Also uses fāng component: fàng (let go) 访 fǎng (to visit) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) fáng (house) fáng (to protect) lǚ (trip) shī (to grant)
Also uses 丿 piě component: bì (certainly) dì (younger brother) hū (at) jiǔ (long time) jiǔ (nine) lè (music) me (what) nǎi (to be) nián (year) shǎo (less) shēng (produce) shī (to lose) wù (do not) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wǔ (noon) yì (justice) zhī (him)
Also uses shǐ component: ǎi (low) hòu (wait) hóu (nobleman) tiě (arms) yī (doctor) zhī (to know)

Sounds same

zú (foot)

Different tone

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

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