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HAI


meaning: fellow, companion, line

輩出 == haishutsu == (noun) turning out in great numbers
同年輩の人 == dounenbai no hito == contemporary, person of the same age




Bottom radical is 'vehicle' (車). Top radical is 'not/spreading wings' (非), which acts phonetically to express 'line up'. This character originally referred to a procession of vehicles. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Companions in a line, if not in vehicles.'

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

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