Today’s #kanji is 席, which is listed under its semantic element of #はば（巾）, which means a piece of cloth. Its phonetic element is the rest of the character which is a simplified form of 庶. Apparently the original meaning of 席 is a rug which woven with grass and/or bamboo.
Meaning: a seat, a venue
席（セキ）: a seat, one’s place, (sitting) room; a place, a room, an occasion
席上（セキジョウ）で: at the meeting, on the occasion
会席（カイセキ）: a meeting place; a set meal served on individual trays at a traditional Japanese dinner party
欠席（ケッセキ）: absense, nonattendance
座席（ザセキ）a seat, a chair, seating
主席（シュセキ）: (a) leader, a chief, the top; the top student, top of the class
出席（シュッセキ）: attendance, presence, appearance
末席（マッセキ/バッセキ）: the lowest seat, the seat farthest from the front
臨席（リンセキ）する: to attend to be present (at…)
列席（レッセキ）する: to attend, to be present at …, to be in attendance at ….
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