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Characters Pronunciation
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Mandarin qīn / qin1
Taiwan ch`in / chin
Japanese makoto / まこと    hitoshi / ひとし    kon / こん    kinji / きんじ    kin / きん
Chinese to respect; to admire; to venerate; by the emperor himself; surname Qin
Japanese (personal name) Makoto; (male given name) Hitoshi; (given name) Kon; (personal name) Kinji; (given name) Kin
Imperial; to respect, reverence.

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Mandarin huáng / huang2
Taiwan huang
Japanese miyuki / みゆき    tadasu / ただす    sumeragi / すめらぎ    sumera / すめら    kou / ko / こう    kirari / きらり    kimi / きみ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese emperor; old variant of 惶[huang2]; surname Huang
Japanese (female given name) Miyuki; (given name) Tadasu; (surname, female given name) Sumeragi; (female given name) Sumera; (given name) Kou; (female given name) Kirari; (female given name) Kimi
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin shén / shen2
Taiwan shen
Japanese shin;jin / しん;じん    kami(p);kamu(ok);kan(ok) / かみ(P);かむ(ok);かん(ok)
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese deity; soul; spirit; unusual; mysterious; lively; expressive; expression; look; CL:個|个[ge4]; (slang) awesome; amazing; God; abbr. for 神舟[Shen2 zhou1]
Japanese (1) spirit; psyche; (2) (See 神・かみ・1) god; deity; divinity; kami; (1) god; deity; divinity; spirit; kami; (n,n-pref) (2) (slang) (also written ネ申) incredible; fantastic; (3) (honorific or respectful language) (archaism) emperor of Japan; (4) (archaism) thunder; (female given name) Miwa; (personal name) Jinji; (surname, female given name) Jin; (surname) Shin; (surname) San; (surname) Kou; (surname) Kanzaki; (surname, female given name) Kan; (surname) Kamimura; (surname) Kamitaka; (surname) Kamizaki; (surname) Kamisaki; (surname) Kami; (surname) Kanazaki; (surname) Kauzaki
Inscrutable spiritual powers, or power; a spirit; a deva, god, or divinity; the human spirit; divine, spiritual, supernatural; psychic power

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Mandarin qín / qin2
Taiwan ch`in / chin
Japanese shin / しん
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese surname Qin; Qin dynasty (221-207 BC) of the first emperor 秦始皇[Qin2 Shi3 huang2]; abbr. for 陝西|陕西[Shan3 xi1]
Japanese Qin (dynasty of China; 221-206 BCE); Ch'in; (surname) Yasushi; (surname) Minato; (surname) Hiroshi; (place-name, surname) Hada; (place-name, surname) Hata; (surname, given name) Chin; (surname) Sou; (surname) Jin; (surname) Shinno; (personal name) Shinji; (surname) Shin; (surname) Kana
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition


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Mandarin shèng / sheng4
Taiwan sheng
Japanese hijiri / ひじり    sei / se / せい
Chinese holy; sacred; saint; sage
Japanese (1) highly virtuous monk; (2) (honorific or respectful language) monk; (3) Buddhist solitary; (4) (See 高野聖・1) Buddhist missionary; (5) saint (i.e. a virtuous person); (6) (archaism) (honorific or respectful language) emperor; (7) (in form 〜の聖) master; expert; (n,n-pref) (1) Saint; St.; S.; (noun or adjectival noun) (2) sacred; holy; pure; (female given name) Mina; (female given name) Maria; (female given name) Mari; (female given name) Makoto; (surname, female given name) Hijiri; (personal name) Tooru; (female given name) Chika; (personal name) Takeshi; (female given name) Takara; (given name) Takashi; (female given name) Sofi-; (surname) Seitoku; (personal name) Seiji; (female given name) Seika; (surname, female given name) Sei; (personal name) Sumizou; (personal name) Sumiko; (personal name) Sumie; (given name) Satoru; (female given name) Satom
ārya; sādhu; a sage; wise and good; upright, or correct in all his character; sacred, holy, saintly.

天恩

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Japanese tenon / てんおん
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese blessings of heaven; favour of emperor; favor of emperor; divination's luckiest day; blessings of nature

天皇

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Mandarin tiān huáng / tian1 huang2
Taiwan t`ien huang / tien huang
Japanese tennou(p);sumeragi;sumerogi / tenno(p);sumeragi;sumerogi / てんのう(P);すめらぎ;すめろぎ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese emperor; emperor of Japan
Japanese Emperor of Japan; (place-name) Tennou
Deva-king; the Tang monk 道悟 Daowu of the 天皇 Tianhuang monastery at 荊州 Jingzhou.

夫人

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Mandarin ren  / ren2 
Taiwan ren 
Japanese fujin(p);bunin(ok);hashikashi(ok) / ふじん(P);ぶにん(ok);はしかし(ok)
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese lady; madam; Mrs.; CL:位[wei4]
Japanese (1) (ふじん, はしかし only) (honorific or respectful language) wife; Mrs; madam; (2) (ふじん only) (archaism) wife of a nobleman (aristocrat, etc.); (3) (ふじん, ぶにん only) (archaism) consort of the emperor
A wife; the wife of a king, i. e. a queen, devi.

恩寵


恩宠

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Mandarin ēn chǒng / en1 chong3
Taiwan en ch`ung / en chung
Japanese onchou / oncho / おんちょう
Chinese special favor from a ruler; Emperor's generosity towards a favorite
Japanese grace; favour; favor

海神

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Mandarin hǎi shén / hai3 shen2
Taiwan hai shen
Japanese watatsumi / わたつみ    kaijin / かいじん    umikami / うみかみ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Emperor of the Sea; Neptune
Japanese sea god; Poseidon; Neptune; (female given name) Watatsumi; (f,p) Kaijin; (surname) Umikami

皇帝

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Mandarin huáng dì / huang2 di4
Taiwan huang ti
Japanese koutei(p);oudai(ok) / kote(p);odai(ok) / こうてい(P);おうだい(ok)
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese emperor; CL:個|个[ge4]
Japanese (honorific or respectful language) emperor

聖人


圣人

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Mandarin ren  / ren2 
Taiwan ren 
Japanese seijin / sejin / せいじん
Chinese saint; sage; refers to Confucius 孔子[Kong3 zi3]; the current reigning Emperor
Japanese saint; sage; holy man; (male given name) Masato; (given name) Takahito; (given name) Takato; (personal name) Seijin; (given name) Shikato; (personal name) Kiyohito; (given name) Kiyoto
is the opposite of the 凡人 common, or unenlightened man; saint

聖誕


圣诞

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Mandarin shèng dàn / sheng4 dan4
Taiwan sheng tan
Japanese shōtan
Chinese Christmas; birthday of reigning Emperor; Confucius' birthday
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

蘇丹

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Mandarin sū dān / su1 dan1
Taiwan su tan
Japanese suudan / sudan / スーダン
Chinese Sudan; sultan (ruler of some Muslim states, esp. Ottoman Emperor)
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (kana only) Sudan

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Mandarin/ di4
Taiwan ti
Japanese mikado / みかど    tsukasa / つかさ
Chinese emperor
Japanese emperor (of Japan); mikado; (female given name) Mikado; (female given name) Tsukasa
Ruler, sovereign; translit. t.

上疏

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Mandarin shàng shū / shang4 shu1
Taiwan shang shu
Japanese jouso / joso / じょうそ
Chinese (of a court official) to present a memorial to the emperor (old)
Japanese (noun/participle) reporting to the emperor

先皇

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Mandarin xiān huáng / xian1 huang2
Taiwan hsien huang
Japanese sennou / senno / せんのう
Chinese the late Emperor
Japanese the previous emperor

大帝

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Mandarin dà dì / da4 di4
Taiwan ta ti
Japanese taitei / taite / たいてい
Chinese heavenly emperor; "the Great" (title)
Japanese great emperor; .. the Great
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

天子

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Mandarin tiān zi / tian1 zi
Taiwan t`ien tzu / tien tzu
Japanese tenshi / てんし
Chinese the (rightful) emperor; "Son of Heaven" (traditional English translation)
Japanese (1) emperor; ruler (with a heavenly mandate); (2) heavenly being; celestial being; (female given name) Yoshiko; (female given name) Tenshi; (female given name) Tenko; (female given name) Takane; (female given name) Takako; (female given name) Amane; (surname, female given name) Amago; (p,s,f) Amako
A son of Heaven. The Emperor-Princes, i. e. those who in previous incarnations have kept the middle and lower grades of the ten good qualities 十善 and, in consequence, are born here as princes. It is the title of one of the four mara, who is 天主 or lord of the sixth heaven of desire; he is also known as 天子魔 (天子業魔) and with his following opposes the Buddha-truth.

朝見

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Mandarin cháo jiàn / chao2 jian4
Taiwan ch`ao chien / chao chien
Japanese chouken / choken / ちょうけん
Chinese to have an audience (with the Emperor)
Japanese (noun/participle) audience with the Emperor; imperial audience; (given name) Tomomi; (p,s,f) Asami

聖上

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Mandarin shèng shàng / sheng4 shang4
Taiwan sheng shang
Japanese seijou / sejo / せいじょう
Chinese courtier's or minister's form of address for the current Emperor
Japanese (sensitive word) the emperor

臨幸

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Mandarin lín xìng / lin2 xing4
Taiwan lin hsing
Japanese rinkou / rinko / りんこう
Chinese to go in person (of emperor); to copulate with a concubine (of emperor)
Japanese (noun/participle) emperor's visit

親征

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Mandarin qīn zhēng / qin1 zheng1
Taiwan ch`in cheng / chin cheng
Japanese shinsei / shinse / しんせい
Chinese to take to the field oneself (of emperor); to take part in person in an expedition
Japanese (noun/participle) military expedition led in person by the emperor

小皇帝

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Mandarin xiǎo huáng dì / xiao3 huang2 di4
Taiwan hsiao huang ti
Japanese shoukoutei / shokote / しょうこうてい
Chinese child emperor; (fig.) spoiled child; spoiled boy; pampered only child
Japanese little emperor; spoilt only child (in China)

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Mandarin shàng / shang4
Taiwan shang
Japanese jou / jo / じょう    kami / かみ    uwa / うわ    ue / うえ
Chinese on top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university); see 上聲|上声[shang3 sheng1]
Japanese (suffix noun) (1) from the standpoint of; as a matter of (e.g. fact); in the field of; being of the type of; (2) aboard (a ship or vehicle); on top of; on; above; (3) (See 下・げ・2,上巻) first volume (e.g. book); (n,pref) (4) superior quality; best; top; high class; (5) going up; (6) governmental; imperial; (7) presenting; showing; (prefix) (8) ana- (medical, biol.); (1) (ant: 下・しも・1) upper reaches (of a river); upper stream; (2) top; upper part; upper half (of the body); (3) long ago; (4) beginning; first; (5) (honorific or respectful language) (See 御上・1) person of high rank (e.g. the emperor); (6) government; imperial court; (7) (See 上方・かみがた) imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto); capital region (i.e. Kansai); region (or direction of) the imperial palace; (8) head (of a table); (9) (honorific or respectful language) wife; mistress (of a restaurant); (n,pref) upper; upward; outer; surface; top; (n,adj-no,n-adv,n-suf) (1) above; up; over; elder (e.g. daughter); (2) top; summit; (3) surface; on; (4) before; previous; (5) superiority; one's superior (i.e. one's elder); (6) on top of that; besides; what's more; (7) upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after); (8) matters concerning...; as concerns ...; (9) (as ...上は) since (i.e. "for that reason"); (suffix noun) (10) (honorific or respectful language) (See 父上) suffix indicating higher social standing; (11) (archaism) place of one's superior (i.e. the throne); (12) (archaism) emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo; (13) (archaism) noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman); (surname) Noboru; (given name) Takashi; (given name) Susumu; (surname) Jouji; (surname) Jou; (surname) Sakigami; (surname) Kouzaki; (surname) Kou; (place-name) Kamura; (surname) Kamiyanagi; (place-name) Kamino; (place-name, surname) Kami; (place-name) Kano; (surname) Kado; (place-name) Uwa; (surname) Ue
uttarā 嗢呾羅; above upper, superior; on; former. To ascend, offer to a superior.

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Mandarin shù // yú / shu4 // yu2
Taiwan shu // yü
Chinese yes (used by Emperor or ruler); OK; to accede; to assent; variant of 腧[shu4]; surname Yu


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Mandarin xìng / xing4
Taiwan hsing
Japanese yuki / ゆき    sachi / さち    kou / ko / こう
Chinese trusted; intimate; (of the emperor) to visit; variant of 幸[xing4]
Japanese (female given name) Yuki; (female given name) Sachi; (female given name) Kou

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Mandarin qīng / qing1
Taiwan ch`ing / ching
Japanese kyou(p);kei / kyo(p);ke / きょう(P);けい
Chinese high ranking official (old); term of endearment between spouses (old); (from the Tang Dynasty onwards) term used by the emperor for his subjects (old); honorific (old)
Japanese (suffix noun) (1) (きょう only) (honorific or respectful language) lord; sir; (2) (See 律令制) state minister (i.e. under the ritsuryo system); (pn,adj-no) (3) (archaism) (masculine speech) (honorific or respectful language) (esp. けい) you (in reference to someone of lower status); (given name) Akira
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin yáo / yao2
Taiwan yao
Chinese variant of 堯|尧, legendary emperor Yao, c. 2200 BC; embankment

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Mandarin líng / ling2
Taiwan ling
Chinese to dawdle; the name of the father of the Emperor Yao

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Mandarin zòu / zou4
Taiwan tsou
Japanese merodedee / めろでぃー    minato / みなと    hata / はた    souji / soji / そうじ    sou / so / そう    susumu / すすむ    kanaderu / かなでる    kanade / かなで    kanate / かなて    kanatsu / かなつ    kanazu / かなず    kanae / かなえ    kanau / かなう    akana / あかな
Chinese to play music; to achieve; to present a memorial to the emperor (old)
Japanese (female given name) Merodi-; (personal name) Minato; (surname) Hata; (personal name) Souji; (female given name) Sou; (surname) Zu; (given name) Susumu; (female given name) Kanaderu; (surname, female given name) Kanade; (female given name) Kanate; (surname) Kanatsu; (surname, female given name) Kanazu; (female given name) Kanae; (female given name) Kanau; (female given name) Kana; (female given name) Akana
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition


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Mandarin/ wa1
Taiwan wa
Chinese surname Wa; sister of legendary emperor Fu Xi 伏羲

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Mandarin bēng / beng1
Taiwan peng
Japanese nadare / なだれ    kuzure / くずれ
Chinese to collapse; to fall into ruins; death of king or emperor; demise
Japanese (female given name) Nadare; (surname) Kuzure

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Mandarin/ yu4
Taiwan
Japanese go / ご    gyo / ぎょ    o(p);on / お(P);おん
Chinese to resist; imperial; (classical) to drive (a chariot); to manage; to govern
Japanese (prefix) (1) (honorific or respectful language) (polite language) (humble language) (kana only) (usu. before a term with an on-yomi reading) (See 御・お) honorific-polite-humble prefix; (suffix) (2) (honorific or respectful language) (after a noun indicating a person) honorific suffix; (pref,suf) (1) (honorific or respectful language) (affixed to a word related to the emperor) honorific affix; (prefix) (2) (honorific or respectful language) honorific prefix; (prefix) (honorific or respectful language) (polite language) (humble language) (kana only) (usu. before a term with an kun-yomi reading; おん is more formal) (See 御・ご・1) honorific-polite-humble prefix; (personal name) Mitomo; (surname) Misaki; (female given name) Miko; (given name) Osamu
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin shuò / shuo4
Taiwan shuo
Japanese saku / さく
Chinese beginning; first day of lunar month; north
Japanese (1) {astron} new moon; (2) first day of the lunar month; (3) (in ancient China) next year's calendar and decrees (distributed by the Emperor at year's end); (given name) Hajime; (surname, female given name) Saku; (female given name) Koyomi; (given name) Kensaku

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Mandarin cháo / chao2
Taiwan ch`ao / chao
Japanese chou / cho / ちょう    asa(p);ashita / あさ(P);あした
Chinese morning; imperial or royal court; government; dynasty; reign of a sovereign or emperor; court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor; to make a pilgrimage to; facing; towards; abbr. for 朝鮮|朝鲜[Chao2 xian3] Korea
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) dynasty; (2) reign; (3) period; epoch; age; (4) court; (n,n-pref,n-suf) (5) (abbreviation) (See 北朝鮮) North Korea; (n-adv,n-t) morning; (personal name) Hajime; (m,f) Tomo; (personal name) Toki; (surname, female given name) Chou; (female given name) Ashita; (personal name) Asayuki; (personal name) Asaji; (surname) Asazaki; (surname, female given name) Asa
Morning. Court, dynasty; towards.

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Mandarin bǎi / bai3
Taiwan pai
Japanese haku / はく    kase / かせ    kashiwayanagi / かしわやなぎ    kashiwazaki / かしわざき    kashiwasaki / かしわさき    kashiwagi / かしわぎ    kashiwa / かしわ    kashiyanagi / かしやなぎ    kashizaki / かしざき
Chinese variant of 檗[bo4]; (used for transcribing names); cedar; cypress; Taiwan pr. [bo2]; surname Bai; Taiwan pr. [Bo2]
Japanese oak; daimyo oak; Japanese emperor oak; Quercus dentata; (surname, given name) Haku; (place-name) Kase; (surname) Kashiwayanagi; (surname) Kashiwazaki; (surname) Kashiwasaki; (surname) Kashiwagi; (place-name, surname) Kashiwa; (surname) Kashiyanagi; (surname) Kashizaki
Cypress, cedar, Arbor vitae.

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Mandarin jié / jie2
Taiwan chieh
Chinese (emperor of Xia dynasty); cruel

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Mandarin/ hu2
Taiwan hu
Japanese kashiwa / かしわ
Chinese Mongolian oak (Quercus dentata); see also 槲樹|槲树[hu2 shu4]
Japanese oak; daimyo oak; Japanese emperor oak; Quercus dentata

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Mandarin jué / jue2
Taiwan chüeh
Japanese shaku;saku(ok) / しゃく;さく(ok)
Chinese ancient bronze wine holder with 3 legs and loop handle; nobility
Japanese (1) jue (ancient 3-legged Chinese wine pitcher, usu. made of bronze); (2) peerage (hereditary title bestowed by the emperor); (female given name) Tsukasa; (personal name) Jakku

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Mandarin shēng / sheng1
Taiwan sheng
Japanese suminori / すみのり    sumie / すみえ
Chinese domestic animal; sacrificial animal
Japanese (1) (archaism) offering (to the gods, emperor, etc.); (2) gift; (3) sacrifice; (personal name) Suminori; (personal name) Sumie


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Mandarin/ xi3
Taiwan hsi
Japanese ji / じ
Chinese ruler's seal
Japanese emperor's seal
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition


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Mandarin wèng / weng4
Taiwan weng
Japanese tashiraka / たしらか
Chinese pottery container for water, wine etc; surname Weng
Japanese (archaism) fired earthenware vessel used by the emperor to clean his hands; (surname) You; (surname) Motai; (surname) Tsurube; (surname) Kame; (surname) Ou
kumbha, a pitcher, jar, pot.

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Mandarin shū / shu1
Taiwan shu
Japanese sho
Chinese to dredge; to clear away obstruction; thin; sparse; scanty; distant (relation); not close; to neglect; negligent; to present a memorial to the Emperor; commentary; annotation; surname Shu
疎 Open, wide apart; distant, coarse; estrange; lax, careless; to state report; commentary; also used for 蔬 vegetarian food; to write a commentary

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Mandarin/ xi1
Taiwan hsi
Japanese tadashi / ただし
Chinese same as Fuxi 伏羲[Fu2 Xi1], a mythical emperor; surname Xi
Japanese (given name) Tadashi

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Mandarin shùn / shun4
Taiwan shun
Japanese hitoshi / ひとし    nobori / のぼり    sun / すん    shunji / しゅんじ    shun / しゅん    satoshi / さとし    akira / あきら
Chinese Shun (c. 22nd century BC), mythical sage and leader
Japanese (male given name) Hitoshi; (surname) Nobori; (given name) Sun; (personal name) Shunji; (male given name) Shun; (male given name) Satoshi; (given name) Akira
The legendary Emperor Shun, 2255-2205 B.C; Chinese Emperor Shun


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Mandarin jìn / jin4
Taiwan chin
Japanese kin
Chinese (history) to have an audience with the Emperor
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition


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Mandarin huì / hui4
Taiwan hui
Japanese imina;tadanomina / いみな;ただのみな
Chinese to avoid mentioning; taboo word; name of deceased emperor or superior
Japanese (1) real name (of a deceased person or a noble); (2) (いみな only) (See 贈り名) posthumous name; (surname) Imina
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin zhì / zhi4
Taiwan chih
Japanese nie / にえ
Chinese gifts to superiors
Japanese (1) (archaism) offering (to the gods, emperor, etc.); (2) gift; (3) sacrifice; (surname) Nie

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Mandarin/ bi4
Taiwan pi
Chinese to clear streets when emperor tours

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Mandarin niǎn / nian3
Taiwan nien
Chinese handcart; emperor's carriage; to transport by carriage

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Mandarin líng / ling2
Taiwan ling
Japanese misasagi(p);mihaka;ryou / misasagi(p);mihaka;ryo / みささぎ(P);みはか;りょう
Chinese mound; tomb; hill; mountain
Japanese (1) (See 御墓・みはか) imperial mausoleum; Emperor's tomb; (2) (りょう only) big hill; (personal name) Riyou; (female given name) Ryou
A mound, tomb; cf. 畢陵.

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Mandarin yīng / ying1
Taiwan ying
Chinese music of legendary emperor Gu

お上

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Japanese okami / おかみ Japanese (1) (honorific or respectful language) Emperor; (2) (honorific or respectful language) authorities; government; (3) term used to refer to a woman running a restaurant, inn, etc.; landlady; (4) (honorific or respectful language) your wife; his wife; madam

ご膳

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Japanese gozen / ごぜん Japanese (honorific or respectful language) meal; emperor's meal

三筆

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Japanese sanpitsu / さんぴつ Japanese three famous ancient calligraphers: Emperor Saga and Tachibana (no) Hayanari and Kooboo Daishi

上意

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Mandarin shàng yì / shang4 yi4
Taiwan shang i
Japanese joui / joi / じょうい
Japanese will or decree (esp. of shogun); emperor's wishes
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

上旨

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Japanese joushi / joshi / じょうし Japanese the emperor's thoughts

上様

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Japanese uesama;uezama;kamisama / うえさま;うえざま;かみさま Japanese (1) emperor; shogun; (2) honored person (honoured); (3) (かみさま only) (polite language) (another person's) wife

上皇

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Japanese joukou / joko / じょうこう Japanese retired emperor

上表

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Japanese jouhyou / johyo / じょうひょう Japanese (noun/participle) memorial to the emperor; (place-name) Kamiomote

不予

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Mandarin bù yú / bu4 yu2
Taiwan pu yü
Japanese fuyo / ふよ
Chinese to withhold; to refuse
Japanese indisposition; emperor's illness; unhappiness

不空

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Mandarin bù kōng / bu4 kong1
Taiwan pu k`ung / pu kung
Japanese fukuu / fuku / ふくう    fuku / ふく
Japanese (given name, person) Fukuu; (female given name) Fuku
Amogha, Amoghavajra. 不空三藏; 智藏; 阿目佉跋折羅 Not empty (or not in vain) vajra. The famous head of the Yogācāra school in China. A Singhalese of northern brahmanic descent, having lost his father, he came at the age of 15 with his uncle to 東海, the eastern sea, or China, where in 718 he became a disciple of 金剛智 Vajrabodhi. After the latter's death in 732, and at his wish, Eliot says in 741, he went to India and Ceylon in search of esoteric or tantric writings, and returned in 746, when he baptized the emperor Xuan Tsung. He was especially noted for rain-making and stilling storms. In 749 he received permission to return home, but was stopped by imperial orders when in the south of China. In ?756 under Su Tsung he was recalled to the capital. His time until 771 was spent translating and editing tantric books in 120 volumes, and the Yogacara 密教 rose to its peak of prosperity. He died greatly honoured at 70 years of age, in 774, the twelfth year of Tai Tsung, the third emperor under whom he had served. The festival of feeding the hungry spirits 孟蘭勝會 is attributed to him. His titles of 智藏 and 不空三藏 are Thesaurus of Wisdom and Amogha Tripitaka.

中宮

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Japanese chuuguu / chugu / ちゅうぐう Japanese (1) (See 三后) the empress, the empress dowager and the grand empress dowager; (2) emperor's second consort; (3) empress; palace of the empress; (4) building of a Shinto shrine built on middle ground; (5) (See 皇居) demesne of the imperial palace; (place-name, surname) Nakamiya; (surname) Nakanomiya; (given name) Chuuguu

主上

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Mandarin zhǔ shàng / zhu3 shang4
Taiwan chu shang
Japanese shujou;shushou(ok) / shujo;shusho(ok) / しゅじょう;しゅしょう(ok)
Japanese (honorific or respectful language) emperor
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

乾徳

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Japanese kentoku / けんとく Japanese emperor's virtue; (place-name) Kentoku

乾陵

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Mandarin qián líng / qian2 ling2
Taiwan ch`ien ling / chien ling
Chinese Qianling at Xianyang 咸陽市|咸阳市 in Shaanxi, burial site of third Tang emperor 高宗 and empress Wuzetian 武則天|武则天

乾隆

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Mandarin qián lóng / qian2 long2
Taiwan ch`ien lung / chien lung
Chinese Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799), sixth Qing emperor, princely title 寶親王|宝亲王[Bao3 Qin1 wang2], personal name 弘曆|弘历[Hong2 li4], reigned 1735-1799

五帝

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Mandarin wǔ dì / wu3 di4
Taiwan wu ti
Japanese gotai
Chinese Five Emperors from legendary times; possibly tribal leaders before the historiographers got working on them; usually taken to be Yellow Emperor 黃帝|黄帝[Huang2 di4] and four of his sons Zhuan Xu 顓頊|颛顼[Zhuan1 Xu1], Di Ku 帝嚳|帝喾[Di4 Ku4], Tang Yao 唐堯|唐尧[Tang2 Yao2], Yu Shun 虞舜[Yu2 Shun4]
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

亮闇

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Japanese ryouan / ryoan / りょうあん Japanese court mourning (for the late emperor or empress); national mourning

人皇

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Japanese ninnou;jinnou;jinkou / ninno;jinno;jinko / にんのう;じんのう;じんこう Japanese emperor

今上

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Japanese kinjou / kinjo / きんじょう Japanese (sensitive word) the reigning emperor; (surname) Kinjou; (surname) Imajou; (place-name, surname) Imagami; (personal name) Imakami

仙宮


仙宫

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Mandarin xiān gōng / xian1 gong1
Taiwan hsien kung
Japanese senkyuu / senkyu / せんきゅう
Chinese underground palace of ghouls, e.g. Asgard of Scandinavian mythology
Japanese (1) (archaism) hermit's residence; (2) retired emperor's palace

代宗

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Mandarin dài zōng / dai4 zong1
Taiwan tai tsung
Japanese daisou / daiso / だいそう
Chinese Daizong, Temple name of seventh Ming emperor Jingtai 景泰[Jing3 tai4]
Japanese (personal name) Daisou

伏羲

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Mandarin fú xī / fu2 xi1
Taiwan fu hsi
Japanese fukugi / ふくぎ
Chinese Fuxi or Fu Hsi, legendary Chinese emperor, trad. 2852-2738 BC, mythical creator of fishing, trapping and writing
Japanese (personal name) Fukugi

伝奏

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Japanese densou / denso / でんそう Japanese (noun/participle) delivering a message to the emperor

余車


余车

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Mandarin yú chē / yu2 che1
Taiwan yü ch`e / yü che
Chinese emperor's carriage

佛爺


佛爷

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Mandarin fó ye / fo2 ye5
Taiwan fo yeh
Chinese Buddha (term of respect for Sakyamuni 釋迦牟尼|释迦牟尼[Shi4 jia1 mou2 ni2]); His Holiness (refers to a Buddhist grandee); Buddha; God; emperor; in late Qing court, refers exclusively to Empress Dowager Cixi 慈禧太后[Ci2 xi3 tai4 hou4]

佛骨

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Mandarin fú gǔ / fu2 gu3
Taiwan fu ku
Japanese bukkotsu
A bone of the Buddha, especially the bone against whose reception by the emperor Xianzong the famous protest of Hanyu was made in 819; buddha's bones

侍講

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Japanese jikou / jiko / じこう Japanese (1) tutor to a daimyo, etc.; (2) tutor to the emperor or crown prince (Meiji period)

供御

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Japanese kugo;gugo;kugyo / くご;ぐご;くぎょ Japanese emperor's meal

便殿

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Japanese binden;benden / びんでん;べんでん Japanese emperor's temporary place of sojourn

保駕


保驾

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Mandarin bǎo jià / bao3 jia4
Taiwan pao chia
Chinese escort the Emperor (also used jocularly)

倉頡


仓颉

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Mandarin cāng jié / cang1 jie2
Taiwan ts`ang chieh / tsang chieh
Chinese Cang Jie, legendary scribe of the Yellow Emperor and creator of Chinese writing; Cangjie input method (computing)

倚子

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Japanese isu / いす    ishi / いし Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) chair; stool; (2) post; office; position; traditional square chair with armrests and a torii-shaped back (used by the emperor, etc. during ceremonies)

元年

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Mandarin yuán nián / yuan2 nian2
Taiwan yüan nien
Japanese gannen / がんねん
Chinese first year of an emperor's reign
Japanese (n-adv,n-t) first year (of a specific reign); (personal name) Mototoshi

元老

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Mandarin yuán lǎo / yuan2 lao3
Taiwan yüan lao
Japanese genrou / genro / げんろう
Chinese senior figure; elder; doyen
Japanese (1) elder statesman; doyen; old-timer; authority; (2) Genro (member of a pre-WWII body that informally advised the emperor)

元龍


元龙

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Mandarin yuán lóng / yuan2 long2
Taiwan yüan lung
Chinese one that has achieved the way; emperor

先君

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Mandarin xiān jun / xian1 jun1
Taiwan hsien chün
Japanese senkun / せんくん
Chinese my late father; my ancestors; the late emperor
Japanese previous ruler; ancestors

先帝

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Japanese sentei / sente / せんてい Japanese the late emperor

光緒


光绪

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Mandarin guāng xù / guang1 xu4
Taiwan kuang hsü
Japanese mitsuo / みつお    mio / みお
Chinese reign name of penultimate Qing emperor Guangxu or Guang-hsu (1875-1908)
Japanese (personal name) Mitsuo; (female given name) Mio

入御

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Japanese nyuugyo;jugyo / nyugyo;jugyo / にゅうぎょ;じゅぎょ Japanese (noun/participle) (ant: 出御) emperor's return to the imperial palace

內廷


内廷

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Mandarin nèi tíng / nei4 ting2
Taiwan nei t`ing / nei ting
Chinese place at the imperial court, where emperor handled government affairs, gave orders etc
Japanese See: 内廷

內經


内经

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Mandarin nèi jīng / nei4 jing1
Taiwan nei ching
Japanese naikyō
Chinese abbr. for 黃帝內經|黄帝内经[Huang2 di4 Nei4 jing1], Yellow Emperor's Internal Canon, medical text c. 300 BC
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

內齋


内斋

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Mandarin nèi zhāi / nei4 zhai1
Taiwan nei chai
Japanese naisai
Buddhist ceremonies in the palace on the emperor's birthday, v. 內道塲; ceremonies within the court

八姓

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Japanese hassei / hasse / はっせい Japanese (archaism) (obscure) (See 八色の姓) eight hereditary titles (designated by Emperor Tenmu in 684 CE: Mahito, Asomi, Sukune, Imiki, Michinoshi, Omi, Muraji, Inagi)

公卿

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Mandarin gōng qīng / gong1 qing1
Taiwan kung ch`ing / kung ching
Japanese kugyou;koukei;kuge(gikun) / kugyo;koke;kuge(gikun) / くぎょう;こうけい;くげ(gikun)
Chinese high-ranking officials in the court of a Chinese emperor
Japanese (1) (See 公家・くげ・1) court noble; nobility; (2) (こうけい only) three lords and nine ministers (of the ancient Chinese government)

内奏

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Japanese naisou / naiso / ないそう Japanese (noun/participle) secret report to the emperor

内旨

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Japanese naishi / ないし Japanese emperor's secret orders

内裏

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Japanese dairi / だいり Japanese (1) imperial palace; (2) (abbreviation) (See 内裏雛) festival dolls representing the emperor and the empress; (place-name) Dairi

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