12 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 5th grade
JLPT exam level N1

belong, genus, subordinate official, affiliated

  • さかん
  • つく
  • やから
  • genus ②generic
  • ショク
  • さっか
  • つき

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

ゾク 100.0%

Character Breakdown

belong, genus, subordinate official
ゾク ショク さかん (5th, N1)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
name of a Chinese emperor
 (Kentei 1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
insect, bug, temper
むし チュウ キ (1st, N2)
in, inside, middle
チュウ なか うち (1st, N5)
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
rising stroke
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
upside-down box radical (no. 13)
キョウ ケイ (Kentei 1)

Contained In

Common Words

attribute ②character class, type, fetish, etc.
belonging to (a group, organization, etc.)
genus ②generic
(one's) family ②follower
assignment (of a person to somewhere)
being attached (to) ②attached school
to belong to
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Unicode hex code 5C5E
JIS X 0208 1-34-16
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Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3r9.1
Four corner code 7722.7
De Roo Code 3753