Meaning of 族

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English Definition: race; nationality; ethnicity; clan; by extension, social group (e.g. office workers 上班族 )
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: A group of people that swear by a single flag
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ fāng ] square, rectangle; side; region; flag
    • Above to below
      • [ shǐ ] arrow, dart; to vow, to swear
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Example Words:
民族 [ mín ]: nationality; ethnic group; Classifiers:
中华民族 [ zhōng huá mín ]: the Chinese people
少数民族 [ shǎo shù mín ]: national minority; ethnic group
家族 [ jiā ]: family; clan
藏族 [ zàng ]: Tibetan ethnic group
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