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This image is part of the Ancient Chinese characters project (古漢字-Anciens Hanzi), a project to create a complete set of SVG images depicting ancient Chinese characters. Help is welcome (Tutorial).


This 刀-seal.svg image depicting the character 刀 (Traditional Kangxi Radical 018) in the Shuowen seal script (see wiktionnary : en, fr, ja, zh).

Date See the date of uploads shown in the "File history" section.
Source Available Ancient Chinese Character sources : Chinese Etymology - Sinica Database - Multi-function Chinese Character Database - Chinese Text Project - Chinese Linguipedia
For this picture see's data: see s03141 image on 刀's page.
Author Digital file creation : see contributor name shown in the "File history" section.
(Reusing this file)

Courtesy & permission & Copyright from Richard Sears website © 2003 (see Richard Sears Agreement).

Other versions

Other SVG script already available:
刀-bronze-shang.svg -- Shang Bronzeware script;刀-oracle.svg -- Shang Oracle script;
刀-bronze.svg -- Western Zhou Bronzeware script;
刀-silk.svg -- Chu Slip and Silk script;
<This image> -- Shuowen Seal script;刀-bigseal.svg -- Liushutong script.


Public domain
This image is in the public domain because it is a representation of an ancient script.

The script itself predates the modern concept of copyright, and the creator of this image has released (or hereby releases) into the public domain any copyright generated by the making of the file (and grants an unconditional license to anyone, for any jurisdictions in which public-domain release is not legal). This applies internationally and for any purpose.

Attribution is not required but appreciated.

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Example: the Chinese character 龍/龙 in seal script

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current12:09, 20 April 2007Thumbnail for version as of 12:09, 20 April 2007300 × 300 (4 KB)Chanueting
04:45, 9 July 2006Thumbnail for version as of 04:45, 9 July 2006300 × 300 (2 KB)Erin SilversmithCorrect character.
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