左將軍

MandarinEdit

simpl. 左将军
trad. 將軍

EtymologyEdit

General of the Left (along with General of the Right, Front and Rear) was usually picked based on abilities rather than family ties, and was directly subordinate to the central government.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zuǒ jiāngjūn
Zhuyin ㄗㄨㄛˇ ㄐㄧㄤ ㄐㄩㄣ
IPA (key) /t͡su̯ɔ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕi̯ɑŋ⁵⁵ t͡ɕyn⁵⁵/

NounEdit

左將軍 (traditional, Pinyin zuǒ jiāngjūn, simplified 左将军)

  1. (archaic) General of the Left (a high military rank held by generals in ancient China)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2003, Yōhei Hara, 圖解三國時代, p. 251 (in Mandarin, translated from Japanese), ISBN 9867881729:
  • "左將軍" (in Mandarin), Baidu Online Encyclopedia. URL accessed on 2007-12-31.
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