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meaning: priest

尼僧 == nisou == (noun) priestess
僧院 == souin == (noun) monastery

Left radical is 'person' (人). The right radical is a Non-General Use character which acts phonetically to express the first syllable of a Sanskrit word for 'priest', sangha.  Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'away' (八), 'field' (田), and 'day' (日), and as a mnemonic: 'Person taken away daily from field is priest.'

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

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