Readings & Meanings:
rule, regulation, compass
Within the school grounds please observe the rules.
I was sold a substandard apple at a discount.
The teacher hit me on the head with a ruler for talking in class.
見 is the radical, on the right.
Next to 見 is a pictograph of an arrow-like thing that was used to draw a straight line. A smaller piece of wood was attached to this to form a kind of compass for drawing circles.