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[ぞく()]
zoku
noun, noun, used as a suffix

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[ぞう()]
zou
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English Meaning(s) for 族

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. tribe; clan; band; family
  2. (taxonomical) tribe
  3. group (of the periodic table)

Definition and Synonyms for 族

Kindred group of people related by blood or marriage
Synonyms: まき, まく, まく, クラン, 一族, 一門, 家門, , 氏族, 眷属, 血族, 血縁集団, 親族, 親族, 親類, , 閥族
Family Line people descended from a common ancestor
Synonyms: 一族, 一門, 宗族, 家筋, 家系, 家門, , 氏族, 眷属, 血族,
Tribe a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily
Synonyms: ,

Meanings for each kanji in 族

» tribe; family

Categories 族 is a member of

Social Group people sharing some social relation
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Taxonomic Group animal or plant group having natural relations
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Ancestry the descendants of one individual
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 族

Sample Sentences for 族

The police are going all out to keep down the rioting bikers.
Ewondo is the language spoken by the Ewondo tribe of Cameroon.
Out of a sense of justice, I said to the leader of the biker gang: "What you are doing is a crime! Be ashamed of yourselves!".
There is no furniture in the houses of the Incas.
Armenian is an Indo-European language.

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