The Radical: 系

lineage, system    系


Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 3Joyo 3
charge, duty, involvement
kakari, KEI
Left: person (=), right: system or family line (a stroke as the thread of the lineage)
(Inheritance of profession from father to son) A person in this family line comes into charge and duty.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
mago, SON
Left: child , right: lineage, system (A stroke as the thread for the lineage.)
The child that is connected by the special [= accent as emphasis] thread of lineage is my grandchild.
JLPT 1Joyo 6
lineage, system
Top: accent, emphasis , below: thread
A emphasized thread is symbol for the lineage.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
attach, hang, suspend
kakaru/keru, KEN, KE
Top: prefecture (The eye sees in the corner ∟ [of a map] a small prefecture) and system (A stroke as the thread of the lineage.), bottom: heart
The prefectural system is what, the hearts are attached to.
JLPT -Joyo 7
modest, humble
From left: movement , child , system, lineage (A stroke as the thread of the lineage.)
With this movement you make yourself a child and systematically show your modesty.

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