申, original form of 电, bolt of lightning, serves as phonetic component to form characters. 申 also serves as semantic component to form few characters.
In modern Chinese, 申 means: state to a superior, report; extend; 9th terrestrial branch.
Characters formed by the phonetic component 申
伸 绅 砷 呻 眒 妽 柛 氠 珅 the same pronunciation shēn
审 婶谉 渖 the same pronunciation shěn
迧 抻 chén chēn
Characters formed by the semantic component 申