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律令, りつりょう, りつれい

  • ritsuryō,ritsurei

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • criminal, administrative and civil codes (forming the basis of ancient East Asian law; orig. Chinese)
  • legal codes of the Nara and Heian eras based on Chinese models

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  • Terms related to Japanese history, pre-Edo period (pre-1600).
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