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Meaning of 祖

ancestor, pioneer, founder





Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ソ 】.

Meaning: ancestor, pioneer, founder.

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How to write 祖 - stroke order:

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Example #1

karera wa sokoku o mamotta.
They defended their homeland.
Example #2

sofu wa sanpo ga suki desu.
My grandfather likes walking.
Example #3

sofubo to issho ni sunde imasu.
I am living together with my grandparents.
Example #4

sore wa watashi no sosen ga kimeta namae desu.
That's the name my ancestors decided on.
Example #5

watashi no sosen wa kimono o utte imashita.
My ancestor sold kimono.

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