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  1. 5 years ago
    25 Jan 2016, 5:39pm GMT-0500

    Could it not have easily been a misreading of りっ -- the form present in compounds such as 立法 (りっぽう, "legislation") -- as りつ? IIRC they weren't distinguished in writing until quite recently.

  2. 25 Jan 2016, 5:23pm GMT-0500
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