Meaning of 五刑 in Japanese

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Definition of 五刑

  1. (n) five punishments (of ancient China: tattooing, cutting off the nose, cutting off a leg, castration or confinement, death)
  2. five punishments (of the ritsuryo system: light caning, severe caning, imprisonment, exile, death) →Related words: 律令制
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