祖 (ancestor) kanji
Ancestor
This kanji has 9 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 5.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
This kanji belongs to jinmeyō (name) kanji.
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Meaning:ancestor, pioneer, founder
On reading:
so
Kun reading:

Use examples

祖父
そふ
my grandfather
祖母
そぼ
my grandmother
祖国
そこく
one's homeland ☆=母国(ぼこく)
お祖父ちゃん
おじいちゃん
Grandpa, Grandad
お祖母ちゃん
おばあちゃん
Grandma, Granny
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