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seal characters
 
quarter (hour); (a measure word); to carve; to engrave; to cut; oppressive
simp. and trad.
(篆刻)
Literally: “to carve seal script”.

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VerbEdit

篆刻

  1. to cut a pattern into the bottom face of a seal

NounEdit

篆刻

  1. seal cutting; seal carving; seal engraving
    明朝清朝篆刻藝術黃金時期 [MSC, trad.]
    明朝清朝篆刻艺术黄金时期 [MSC, simp.]
    Míngcháo hé Qīngcháo shì zhuànkè yìshù de liǎng duàn huángjīnshíqī. [Pinyin]
    The Ming and Qing dynasties were golden periods for the art of seal cutting.
  2. carved seal