Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.

Without speculation, there is no good and original observation.

            — Charles Darwin (1809-1882)


meaning: grade, order
第二課 == dainika == Chapter 2
及第点 == kyuudaiten == passing mark

Top radical is 'bamboo' (竹), bottom radical is a variant of 'younger brother' (弟). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Bamboo tops young brother in order of things.'

Stroke order from Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy (animated)
Stroke order from Taka Kanji Database
Other info from Taka Kanji Database

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