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to establish; to found; to set up; to build; to construct
peace; tranquility
trad. (建寧)
simp. (建宁)
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Jianning (English)


Selected by Emperor Ling.

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Proper nounEdit


  1. (historical) Jianning (first era name of the reign of Emperor Ling of Han: 168–172 CE)
  2. () (historical) Jianning (a former commandery of China, from the Three Kingdoms period to the Northern and Southern dynasties)
  3. () (historical) Jianning; Kienning (a former prefecture of Fujian, China, under the Southern Song, Ming and Qing dynasties; modern Jian'ou)
  4. () (historical) Jianning (a former lu in Fujian, China, under the Yuan dynasty; modern Jian'ou)
  5. () Jianning (a county of Sanming, Fujian, China)

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (Fujianese county): 濉城 (county seat)