シ, シリング, こころざ.す, こころざし, じん, べ, べし, ゆき
intention, plan, resolve, aspire, motive, hopes, shilling
JLPT1 G5 S7 F823
The relevant seal inscription form is 之# (forward motion) + 心 heart/emotions → move ahead with resolution → *resolve*; *will*; *aspiration*; *intention*; *aim*; *have one's heart set on* → *kindness* (← kind intentions) → *present/offering* (← gift made out of kindness). *Record* and *memo* are borrowed meanings.
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