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        to cut / to carve

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Grammar: Verb
Notes: 契 is synonymous with 刻 in this sense (Guoyu '契' qì v 1; Unihan '契'). Etymology: 栔:刻也。(Shuo Wen)
Topic: Classical Chinese

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