1. 1〔作品に刻まれた作者名〕a signature
    • 銘のある作品
    • a work of art bearing the signature of the artist
    • 作品に銘を打つ
    • inscribe one's name on one's work
  1. 2〔刻まれた文〕an epitaph; an inscription
    • 石に銘を刻む
    • engrave an inscription 「on a stone [in stone]
  1. 3〔戒めの言葉〕a motto ((複 ~es, ~s));a maxim