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READING  ゾク、つづ-く、つづ-ける
MEANING  continue
JLPT level N3 (full info & stroke order)
 
Words/compounds
つづく
to continue, to last, to go on, to be unbroken, to occur again and again, to lead to, to connect to
つづける
to continue, to keep up, to keep on
けいぞく
continuation
そうぞくにん
heir, heiress, inheritor
れんぞく
serial, consecutive, continuity, occurring in succession, continuing
 
Example sentences
続く
そのような高度経済成長が続くはずがない。
Such drastic economic growth cannot be sustained.
続ける
「はい」と「いいえ」しか言わない人と会話を続けるのは難しい。
It is difficult to keep up a conversation with someone who only says Yes and No.
継続
科学的研究は機械的な決まりきった仕事ではなく、科学者の側の継続的な努力である。
Scientific research is not a mechanical routine, but a continuing struggle on the part of the scientist.
相続人
「空気」と「相続人」は同音異義語である。
Air and heir are homophones of each other.
 
彼の娘婿がその莫大な財産の相続人になるだろう。
His son-in-law will be the heir to the enormous fortune.
 
彼は一人っ子だったので、唯一の相続人だった。
Being an only child, he was the sole inheritor.
連続
その選手はこの大会で三回連続優勝した。
That athlete won three times in a row in this tournament.
 
Lookalikes
 
バイ、う-る、う-れる 
sell
 
ドク、トク、(トウ)、よ-む 
read
 
トウ、す-べる 
unite