廩生

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Chinese[edit]

government granary
 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
trad. (廩生)
simp. (廪生)

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Noun[edit]

廩生

  1. (historical) Short for 廩膳生員廪膳生员 (“in the imperial examination system, the first class of shengyuan, who were the best performers in the college exam, and got to receive government-issued rations and pay for their academic achievements”).