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ancestor; pioneer; founder

Popularity rank: 1226 Pinyin: Korean: jo Hán-Việt: tổ
Stroke counts: 9 Grade level: 5 JLPT level: 2 Skip code: 1-4-5

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御祖父さん[ojiisan] grandfather
御祖母さん[obaasan] grandmother
遠祖[enso] forefathers
開祖[kaiso] (sect) founder
外祖父[gaisofu] maternal grandfather
共同祖界[kyoudousokai] international settlement
教祖[kyouso] founder of a religious sect
元祖[ganso] originator
お高祖頭巾[okosozukin] kerchief worn by women in former times in Japan in cold weather, covering the whole head (except eyes)
始祖[shiso] founder

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