從 means 'obey' and is a variant of

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Strokes : 11    Usefulness: 6    Study set: 6-12    Grade: 10   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 2 words   Used in 2 words   Used in 9 names   Component in 12 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
   したが to obey
On    ショウ   ジュ
Kun    したがえる   より
⿰   step  ⿱   obey   () stop  
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從 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 從 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
ジュウ : 1 word FIND ALL
traditional farming
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したが : 1 word FIND ALL
'u' godan verb, intransitive verb
to abide (by the rules); to obey; to follow; to accompany
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ジュウ   したが to obey   
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したが to obey   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
シ   とめる to stop   とまる to stop   とどめる to keep in position   
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