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従 means 'obey'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 652   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 2    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 58 words   Used in 140 words   Used in 80 names   Component in 1 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジュウ   ショウ   ジュ
Kun
   したが to obey   したがえる to be accompanied by
Kun    より
  
⿰   step  ⿱   () eight   roll of cloth; bolt of cloth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 従 is used 10 times, read 4 ways. 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 従 is used 122 times, read 4 ways. 1 words use a non-standard reading.
ジュウ : 94 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
1. up to now; so far
2. traditional; conventional; usual; existing
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ショウ : 10 words FIND ALL
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ジュ : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
~ grade (rank of honor)  (see also: 従一位, 従三位)
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したが : 15 words FIND ALL
'u' godan verb, intransitive verb
to abide (by the rules); to obey; to follow; to accompany
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
cousin (male)  (see also: 従姉妹; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 902 (originally: 891)  Joy o' Kanji : 891  Key to Kanji: 496 

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ジュウ   ショウ   ジュ   したが to obey   したがえる to be accompanied by   
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eight
ヒキ    roll / bolt of cloth   
step
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