Obscure character.

教

This phrase appears in several legal documents from the Qing. 

Example: 明刑所以教

The first character seems to be rather rare.



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(chuai 4) is supposed to be a variant character of 穩 (wen 3), it's indeed rare.

A tentative translation of "明刑所以教" can be: "to make the law clear is to keep the civilization stable".

 

Refer to http://www.zdic.net/z/13/js/499F.htm



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