char. ancestor; grandfather; founder, originator
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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zēng zǔ fù
n. great-grandfather by father's side
zēng zú mǔ
n. great grandmother on father's side
zǔ fù
n. grandfather on father's side
zú mǔ
n. grandmother on father's side
bí zǔ
n. founder, originator
shí zǔ
n. primogenitor, founder of a school or trade