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Daimyo / Great Name

China dà míng
Japan dai myou
Daimyo / Great Name Vertical Wall Scroll

大名 is the title Daimyō in Japanese, which means "lord" or "great name."

This has the same meaning in Chinese of "great name," "your distinguished name." In ancient Japan, this referred to a feudal lord.

Also sometimes romanized from Japanese as Daimio, Daimyou, Oomiyou, or Oomyou.


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Pronunciation
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Simple Dictionary Definition

大名

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Mandarin dà míng / da4 ming2
Taiwan ta ming
Japanese daimyou / daimyo / だいみょう
Daimyo / Great Name Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese famous name; your distinguished name; one's formal personal name; Daming county in Handan 邯鄲|邯郸[Han2 dan1], Hebei
Japanese (See 小名) daimyo (Japanese feudal lord); daimio; (place-name) Daimyou; (personal name) Oomiyou; (surname) Oomyou; (place-name, surname) Oona
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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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 hóu / hou2
Taiwan hou
Japanese kou / ko / こう
Chinese marquis, second of the five orders of ancient Chinese nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4]; nobleman or high official; surname Hou
Japanese (n,n-suf) marquis; lord; daimyo; (surname) Hou; (personal name) Kouji; (surname) Kou

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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/ 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

お国

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Japanese okuni / おくに Japanese (1) (honorific or respectful language) your native country; your hometown; (2) (polite language) my home country (i.e. Japan); (3) countryside; country; (4) (archaism) daimyo's territory (Edo period)

上士

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Mandarin shàng shì / shang4 shi4
Taiwan shang shih
Japanese joushi / joshi / じょうし
Japanese high-ranking retainer of a daimyo (Edo Period)
The superior disciple, who becomes perfect in (spiritually) profiting himself and others. The 中士 profits self but not others; the 下士 neither.

主取

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Japanese shuudori / shudori / しゅうどり Japanese (noun/participle) entering the service of a daimyo

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)

列侯

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Mandarin liè hóu / lie4 hou2
Taiwan lieh hou
Japanese rekkou / rekko / れっこう
Chinese duke (old); nobleman; gentry
Japanese many daimyo

勤番

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Japanese kinban / きんばん Japanese taking turns on duty (esp. daimyo's retainers on duty in Edo)

参勤

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Japanese sankin / さんきん Japanese (noun/participle) (1) going to serve one's lord; (2) (abbreviation) daimyo's alternating Edo residence; official attendance service (by a daimyo in the Edo era)

参覲

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Japanese sankin / さんきん Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (noun/participle) (1) going to serve one's lord; (2) (abbreviation) daimyo's alternating Edo residence; official attendance service (by a daimyo in the Edo era)

国主

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Japanese kokushu / こくしゅ Japanese king; sovereign; daimyo; (personal name) Kuninushi; (place-name) Kunishi

国人

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Japanese kokujin(p);kunibito;kokunin;kuniudo;kunyuudo / kokujin(p);kunibito;kokunin;kuniudo;kunyudo / こくじん(P);くにびと;こくにん;くにうど;くにゅうど Japanese (1) indigenous person; inhabitant of a country; (2) (くにびと only) local; native; (3) local lords and samurai; (4) (くにうど, くにゅうど only) (See ざいこくしゅう) daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period); (given name) Kunihito; (given name) Kunito

国守

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Japanese kokushu / こくしゅ Japanese daimyo; (place-name, surname) Kunimori

外様

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Japanese tozama / とざま Japanese (1) (abbreviation) outside daimyo; non-Tokugawa daimyo; (2) outsider; one not included in the favored (favoured) group; (place-name) Tozama

大明

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Mandarin dà míng / da4 ming2
Taiwan ta ming
Japanese hiroaki / ひろあき    tomoaki / ともあき    daimei / daime / だいめい    daimyou / daimyo / だいみょう    taimei / taime / たいめい    ooaki / おおあき
Japanese (given name) Hiroaki; (given name) Tomoaki; (given name) Daimei; (surname) Daimyou; (given name) Taimei; (surname) Ooaki
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

定詰

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Japanese jouzume / jozume / じょうづめ Japanese (noun/participle) (1) (obscure) permanent staff; permanent employee; service for a fixed period of time; (2) (archaism) (Edo era) a daimyo or feudal retainer who lived and-or served in Edo for a fixed period of time; (surname) Joudzume

家老

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Mandarin jiā lǎo / jia1 lao3
Taiwan chia lao
Japanese karou / karo / かろう
Chinese (old) a senior in one's household
Japanese chief retainer; daimyo's minister; (surname) Kera; (surname) Karou

居城

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Japanese kyojou / kyojo / きょじょう Japanese castle of a daimyo; castle of feudal lord; (surname) Sueshiro; (surname) Kojou; (surname) Kyojou; (surname) Kijou; (surname) Inoshiro; (surname) Ijiro; (surname) Ijou; (surname) Ishiro; (surname) Iki

御国

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Japanese mikuni / みくに    okuni / おくに Japanese (1) (honorific or respectful language) country; (2) (honorific or respectful language) Japan; (1) (honorific or respectful language) your native country; your hometown; (2) (polite language) my home country (i.e. Japan); (3) countryside; country; (4) (archaism) daimyo's territory (Edo period)

本陣

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Japanese honjin / ほんじん Japanese (1) troop headquarters; stronghold; (2) inn designated for use by a daimyo (Edo period); (place-name, surname) Honjin

槲樹

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Mandarin hú shù / hu2 shu4
Taiwan hu shu
Chinese Mongolian oak (Quercus dentata); Daimyo oak

殿様

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Japanese tonosama / とのさま Japanese (honorific or respectful language) (See 大名) feudal lord; daimyo

減封

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Japanese genpou / genpo / げんぽう Japanese (archaism) forced reduction of a daimyo's land by the Edo Shogunate; curtailment of a daimyo's domain

町触

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Japanese machifure / まちふれ Japanese town order (Edo period); order issued by a shogun or daimyo affecting a whole town, and passed on by town officials

番衆

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Japanese banshuu;banshu / banshu;banshu / ばんしゅう;ばんしゅ Japanese (archaism) guard (of a daimyo, emperor, etc.)

移封

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Japanese ihou / iho / いほう Japanese (noun/participle) forced relocation of a daimyo to a different domain by the Edo shogunate

蕃主

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Japanese hanshu / はんしゅ Japanese (irregular kanji usage) feudal lord; daimyo

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Daimyo
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大名dai myou / daimyou / dai myo / daimyodà míng / da4 ming2 / da ming / damingta ming / taming



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