イン, しるし, じるし, しる.す
stamp, seal, mark, imprint, symbol, emblem, trademark, evidence, souvenir, India
JLPT2 G4 S6 F682
The relevant seal inscription form is 爪 claw/hand + a variant of the abbreviated form# of 宛 (bending figures) seen in 怨 and 苑 → press down on a person in forcing him/her to kneel → *seal* (← make an impression by pressing down) → *print*; *impress*; *mark*; *sign*; *symbol*.
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