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wǔxíng imperial five punishments of feudal China, up to Han times: tattooing characters on the forehead 墨[mò], cutting off the nose 劓[yì], amputation of one or both feet 刖[yuè], castration 宮
>宫[gōng], execution 大辟[dà pì]
Han dynasty onwards: whipping 笞[chī], beating the legs and buttocks with rough thorns 杖[zhàng], forced labor 徒[tú], exile or banishment 流[liú], capital punishment 死[sǐ]

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