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ChineseEdit

stage curtain; tent prefecture; mansion
simp. and trad.
(幕府)
 
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NounEdit

幕府

  1. (historical) office of a commanding officer in ancient China
  2. (Japan) shogunate (administration of a shogun)

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Kanji in this term
ばく
Grade: 6

Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 幕府 (MC mɑk̚ pɨoX). The kan'on reading, so likely a later borrowing.

Originally referred to the tents or encampment of the commanders of a military force in the field. This then extended to refer to the command structure, and then to the form of government under a shōgun.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

幕府 (hiragana ばくふ, rōmaji bakufu)

  1. (historical) shogunate (the government under a shogun)
  2. (historical) the tents or encampment of the commanders of a military force in the field

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN