刘皇叔

MandarinEdit

simpl. 皇叔
trad. 劉皇叔

EtymologyEdit

(Liu Bei's surname) + 皇叔 (the uncle of an emperor)

In Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Liu Bei's family connections to the Han Dynasty were greatly exagerated, which led to the coining of this moniker for him.

PronunciationEdit

  • (PRC) IPA(key): [ liou˧˥xuaŋ˧˥ʂu˥˥ ]
  • (Taiwan) IPA(key): [ liou˧˥xuaŋ˧˥ʂu˧˥ ]

Proper nounEdit

刘皇叔 (simplified, Pinyin Liú huángshū or Liú huángshú, traditional 劉皇叔)

  1. Liu Bei (161–223)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 07:59