校尉

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiàowèi
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄠˋ ㄨㄟˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹⁻⁵³ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

校尉 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiàowèi)

  1. (archaic) a military rank; captain

Usage notesEdit

Created in the Han Dynasty, this rank was somewhere just below the rank of general. By the Tang Dynasty, the rank had become more of a middle level rank.

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 04:59