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See also: 将军 and 将軍

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ChineseEdit

 
a general; (will, shall, "future tense"); ready; prepared; to get; to use
army; military; arms
trad. (將軍)
simp. (将军)
anagram 軍將军将

EtymologyEdit

Attestable in pre-Qin texts.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

將軍

  1. (military) general (military rank)

Derived termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Note that the character here has a level-tone pronunciation (Mandarin: jiāng), not a departing-tone one (Mandarin: jiàng) as may be expected from the meaning of “general”. In fact, here means "to lead", not "general".

VerbEdit

將軍

  1. to checkmate
  2. to put someone on the spot

InterjectionEdit

將軍

  1. checkmate!