Okay, I'm sold. 98% DNA homology plus dog-walking is good enough. Human rights for chimps. Bulldogs have to wait a while longer.
meaning: hostel, dormitory
学生寮 == gakuseiryou == (noun) student accommodation
Top radical is 'building/house'. Bottom
radical is a character found only in Chinese that acts
phonetically to express 'window'. Originally this character meant 'building with windows'. In
Japanese it has come to signify dormitories and similar buildings. Henshall
suggests remembering this character as 'colleague' (僚) without 'person' (人), and as a
'Colleague stays in impersonal hostel building.'