ケン, かず, のり, よし

constitution, law

JLPT1 G6 S16 F551

The relevant bronzeware inscription form is an abbreviated form# of (cut) + eye → (full/partial) cutting off of vision (compare ). A seal inscription form adds heart/emotions to suggest the (full/partial) cutting off of one's desires as well → *law* (← create the rule of law by restricting desires; compare , , and ) → *constitution*.

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