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Captain in Chinese / Japanese...

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Captain

duì zhǎng
taichou
Captain Scroll

This Chinese and Japanese word means captain, team leader, or commanding officer.

隊長 is an odd title for a calligraphy wall scroll, so it's really here for educational purposes only.


The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Captain隊長
队长
taichou / taichoduì zhǎng
dui4 zhang3
dui zhang
duizhang
tui chang
tuichang
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

隊長


队长

see styles
duì zhǎng
    dui4 zhang3
tui chang
 taichou / taicho
    たいちょう
Captain Scroll
captain; team leader; CL:個|个[ge4]
commanding officer

一尉

see styles
 ichii / ichi
    いちい
captain (JSDF)

上尉

see styles
shàng wèi
    shang4 wei4
shang wei
captain (military rank)

主将

see styles
 shushou / shusho
    しゅしょう
(1) commander-in-chief; supreme commander; (2) {sports} captain (of a team); (personal name) Kazumasa

刀禰

see styles
 tone
    とね
(1) {Shinto} (used at certain shrines, e.g. Ise, Kamo) priest; (2) (archaism) (See 四等官) member of one of the four administrative ranks in the ritsuryo system; (3) (archaism) government official in charge of a town, esp. in Heian Kyoto; (4) (archaism) prominent member of a town; (5) river boatman; captain of a riverboat; (6) (archaism) (medieval) harbor manager; (7) (archaism) bandit leader; head of a gang of brigands; (surname) Tone

副将

see styles
 fukushou / fukusho
    ふくしょう
(1) second in command (of an army); (2) {sports} vice-captain; (3) (See 先鋒・せんぽう・2) fourth athlete to compete in a 5-on-5 team competition (kendo, judo, etc.)

大佐

see styles
 taisa(p); daisa
    たいさ(P); だいさ
(だいさ used by Imperial Japanese Navy) colonel; (navy) captain; (place-name, surname) Oosa

大尉

see styles
dà wèi
    da4 wei4
ta wei
 taii(p); daii / tai(p); dai
    たいい(P); だいい
captain (army rank); senior captain
(pron. だいい in ref. to the old Japanese navy) captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF); lieutenant (Navy); flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)

庫克


库克

see styles
kù kè
    ku4 ke4
k`u k`o
    ku ko
Cook (name); Captain James Cook (1728-1779), British navigator and explorer

機長


机长

see styles
jī zhǎng
    ji1 zhang3
chi chang
 kichou / kicho
    きちょう
captain; chief pilot
captain (of an aircraft)

空尉

see styles
 kuui / kui
    くうい
(Self Defense Force's Air Force) captain (defence); lieutenant

老大

see styles
lǎo dà
    lao3 da4
lao ta
 roudai / rodai
    ろうだい
old age; very; eldest child in a family; leader of a group; boss; captain of a boat; leader of a criminal gang
(noun or adjectival noun) (obsolete) growing old; old person

船主

see styles
chuán zhǔ
    chuan2 zhu3
ch`uan chu
    chuan chu
 senshu(p); funanushi
    せんしゅ(P); ふなぬし
ship's captain; owner of ship
shipowner

船師


船师

see styles
chuán shī
    chuan2 shi1
ch`uan shih
    chuan shih
 senshi
Captain, i.e. the Buddha as captain of salvation, ferrying across to the nirvāṇa shore.

船長


船长

see styles
chuán zhǎng
    chuan2 zhang3
ch`uan chang
    chuan chang
 senchou(p); funaosa / sencho(p); funaosa
    せんちょう(P); ふなおさ
captain (of a boat); skipper
(1) ship's captain; skipper; (2) (せんちょう only) length of a ship; (3) (ふなおさ only) boatman; (surname) Funanaga

艦長


舰长

see styles
jiàn zhǎng
    jian4 zhang3
chien chang
 kanchou / kancho
    かんちょう
commander; captain (of a warship)
captain (of a warship)

領隊


领队

see styles
lǐng duì
    ling3 dui4
ling tui
to lead a group; leader of a group; captain (of sports squad)

侍衛長

see styles
 jieichou / jiecho
    じえいちょう
captain of the guard

千卒長

see styles
 sensotsuchou / sensotsucho
    せんそつちょう
captain of a thousand

大船師


大船师

see styles
dà chuán shī
    da4 chuan2 shi1
ta ch`uan shih
    ta chuan shih
 dai senshi
The captain of the great ship of salvation, Buddha; captain of the great ship

波提乏

see styles
bō tí fá
    bo1 ti2 fa2
po t`i fa
    po ti fa
Potiphar, the captain of the pharaoh's guard (in the account of Joseph in the Book of Genesis)

琅威理

see styles
láng wēi lǐ
    lang2 wei1 li3
lang wei li
Captain William M Lang (1843-), British adviser to the Qing north China navy 北洋水師|北洋水师 during the 1880s

甲必丹

see styles
 kapitan
    カピタン
(obsolete) captain (por:)

甲比丹

see styles
 kapitan
    カピタン
(obsolete) captain (por:)

船長室

see styles
 senchoushitsu / senchoshitsu
    せんちょうしつ
captain's cabin

キャップ

see styles
 kyappu
    キャップ
(1) cap (headwear); (2) cap (of a bottle, pen, etc.); (3) (from 'captain') leader; chief; head; (personal name) Capp; Kapp

スキップ

see styles
 sukippu
    スキップ
(noun/participle) (1) skip (bounding forward with alternate hops on each foot); (noun/participle) (2) skipping (over); (3) skip (captain of a curling team); skipper; (personal name) Skipp; Skip

一等海佐

see styles
 ittoukaisa / ittokaisa
    いっとうかいさ
{mil} captain (JMSDF)

庫克船長


库克船长

see styles
kù kè chuán zhǎng
    ku4 ke4 chuan2 zhang3
k`u k`o ch`uan chang
    ku ko chuan chang
Captain James Cook (1728-1779), British navigator and explorer

海軍上校


海军上校

see styles
hǎi jun shàng xiào
    hai3 jun1 shang4 xiao4
hai chün shang hsiao
captain (= UK and US Navy equivalent)

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