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  • on reading:
  • チョウ
  • kun reading:
  • meaning(s):
  • carve, engrave, chisel
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ほりきざむ to engrave; to carve
ほりあげ relief work; embossing
げる ほりあげる to emboss; to carve in relief; to finish carving of engraving
ほりあげざいく relief work; embossing
ける ほりつける to carve (design)