南北朝

ChineseEdit

north and south; distance from north to south; latitude span
 
morning; to face; towards
morning; to face; towards; facing; direct; a dynasty; the imperial court; (abbr.) Korea, esp. N. Korea
trad. (南北朝) 南北
simp. #(南北朝) 南北
 
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Proper nounEdit

南北朝

  1. the Northern and Southern dynasties (420-589 in Chinese history)
  2. the Nanboku-chō period (1336-1392 in Japanese history)
  3. the Southern and Northern dynasties (1533 to 1592 in Vietnamese history)

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Dynasties (朝代) in Chinese history
Name Time period Divisions
Xia
(~朝, ~代)
2070 – 1600 B.C.E.
Shang
(~朝, ~代)
(~朝, ~代)
1600 – 1046 B.C.E.
Zhou
(~朝, ~代)
1046 – 256 B.C.E. Western Zhou
西周
Eastern Zhou
東周东周
Spring and Autumn period
春秋
Warring States period
戰國战国
Qin
(~朝, ~代)
221 – 206 B.C.E.
Han
(~朝, ~代)
206 B.C.E. – 220 C.E. Western Han
西漢西汉
Xin
(~朝)
Eastern Han
東漢东汉
Three Kingdoms
三國三国
220 – 280 C.E. Wei
Shu
Wu
Jin
(~朝, ~代)
265 – 420 C.E. Western Jin
西晉西晋
Eastern Jin
東晉东晋
Southern and Northern dynasties
南北朝
420 – 589 C.E. Northern dynasties
北朝
Northern Wei
北魏
Western Wei
西魏
Eastern Wei
東魏东魏
Northern Zhou
北周
Northern Qi
北齊北齐
Southern dynasties
南朝
Liu Song
劉宋刘宋
Southern Qi
南齊南齐
Liang
(~朝, ~代)
Chen
(~朝, ~代)
Sui
(~朝, ~代)
581 – 618 C.E.
Tang
(~朝, ~代)
618 – 907 C.E.
Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms
五代十國五代十国
907 – 960 C.E.
Liao
(~朝, ~代)
907 – 1125 C.E.
Song
(~朝, ~代)
960 – 1279 C.E. Northern Song
北宋
Southern Song
南宋
Western Xia
西夏
1038 – 1227 C.E.
Jin
(~朝, ~代)
1115 – 1234 C.E.
Western Liao
西遼西辽
1124 – 1218 C.E.
Yuan
(~朝, ~代)
1271 – 1368 C.E.
Ming
(~朝, ~代)
1368 – 1644 C.E.
Qing
(~朝, ~代)
1636 – 1912 C.E.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: 2
ほく > ぼく
Grade: 2
ちょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Chinese 南北朝

Proper nounEdit

(なん)(ぼく)(ちょう) (Nanbokuchō

  1. (historical, collective, of China) the Northern and Southern dynasties
    (なん)(ぼく)(ちょう)()(だい)
    Nanbokuchō jidai
    the Northern and Southern dynasties period
  2. (historical, collective, of Japan) the Northern and Southern Courts
    (なん)(ぼく)(ちょう)()(だい)
    Nanbokuchō jidai
    the Northern and Southern Courts period
  3. (historical, collective, of Vietnam) the Southern and Northern dynasties
    (なん)(ぼく)(ちょう)()(だい)
    Nanbokuchō jidai
    the Southern and Northern dynasties period

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