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English Meaning(s) for 古文書

  1. historical document; archives; old manuscript; paleograph
  2. pre-Meiji era document addressed to someone in particular (paleography term)

Definition and Synonyms for 古文書

Historical Paper writing having historical value (as opposed to fiction or myth etc.)
Synonyms: 古文書

Meanings for each kanji in 古文書

» old
» sentence; literature; style; art; decoration; figures; plan; literary radical (no. 67)
» write

Categories 古文書 is a member of

Account a record or narrative description of past events
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Sample Sentences for 古文書

She came across some old documents in the closet.
He came across some old documents in the closet.

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