ゾク, ショク, コウ, キョウ, つづ.く, つづ.ける, つぐ.ない, つぐ
continue, series, sequel
JLPT3 G4 S13 F141
?# combines 貝 commodities + an abbreviated form of 睦 large and cordial gathering → pass along commodities in a large (commercial) gathering. 續 adds 糸 thread → goods passed along like linked threads → *continue*; *occur in succession*; *do/occur afterwards*; *sequel* (← one after another). Also, *lead to* (← continue to a certain place/point) and *resume* (← continue after a pause). (The 四 element represents a variant of the lower portion of 坴).
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