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RIN


meaning: principles, ethics

倫理 == rinri == (noun) ethics, moral
絶倫 == zetsurin == (noun, adjective that takes な, adjective that takes の) matchless, unequaled, peerless




Left radical is 'person' (人). Right radical is a character found only in Chinese, meaning 'align neatly'. Here it is acting phonetically to express 'put in proper order'. A 'person who is put in proper order' is a person observing proper ethics or behavior. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Person aligned according to ethical principles.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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