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Hansetsu (半切, はんせつ, lit. “half cut”)

Hansetsu is the name for a specific size of calligraphy paper, with dimensions of 34.8 x 136.3 cm (it may vary slightly, depending on the manufacturer, - especially since the paper is mostly hand-made -, or on its purpose; paper for sumi-e (墨絵, すみえ, i.e. “ink painting”) may have different dimensions)

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