メイ, たか, み, め

inscription, signature (of artisan)

JLPT1 G7 S14 F1394

As per # (reveal oneself) + 金 metal → *engrave* an *inscription* in a metallic vessel, revealing the names of the artist or the person commissioning the work, the reasons for commemoration etc. → *inscribe*; *signature*; *motto* → *memorize* (← memorize something inscribed/written).

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