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RYOU


meaning: colleague, official

僚友 == ryouyuu == (noun) colleague, workmate, comrade, coworker
官僚主義</big> == kanryoujugi == (noun) bureaucracy




Left radical is 'person' (人). Right radical is a character found only in Chinese that acts' phonetically to express 'work'. Thus, 'working person', and such related meanings a 'colleague' and 'government worker'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'big' (大), 'away' (八), day (日), and 'little' (小), and as a mnemonic: 'Person away on both big days and little days is officially a colleague.'

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

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