Today’s #kanji is #等 which is made of its semantic element of #たけかんむり（竹）and phonetic element of 寺 although 等 and 寺 don’t share a sound. What do you think a combination of 竹 and 寺 mean?
Meaning: equal, and, etc.
等級（トウキュウ）: [noun] a class, a grade, a rank
等号（トウゴウ）: [noun] a sign of equality (=)
等分（トウブン）する: [vt] to divide equally (often used after a kanji number)
一等（イットウ）の: [noun + の] first-class, top-grade
高等（コウトウ）学校（ガッコウ）: [noun] a senior high school (often shortened as 高校)
上等（ジョウトウ）: [noun] superiority, excellence
中等（チュウトウ）教育（キョウイク）: [noun] secondary education
同等（ドウトウ）の: [noun + の] equal, equivalent
平等（ビョウドウ）: [noun] equality, impartiality
等（ひと）しい: [いadj] identical, exactly the same
-等（など）:* [suffix] and so on, etc.
-等（ら）*: [suffix] … and others, … and the like
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