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Daimyo / Great Name

dà míng
dai myou
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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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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

大名

see styles
dà míng / da4 ming2
ta ming
 Daimyō / だいみょう
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famous name; your distinguished name; one's formal personal name
(See 小名) daimyo (Japanese feudal lord); daimio; (place-name) Daimyou
Mahānāman

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

see styles
/ bo2
po
 kashiwa / はく
variant of 檗[bo4]
oak; daimyo oak; Japanese emperor oak; Quercus dentata; (surname, given name) Haku
Cypress, cedar, Arbor vitae; cypress

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

お国

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 okuni / おくに (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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shàng shì / shang4 shi4
shang shih
 jōshi / じょうし
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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 shuudori / shudori / しゅうどり (noun/participle) entering the service of a daimyo

侍講

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

列侯

see styles
liè hóu / lie4 hou2
lieh hou
 rekkou / rekko / れっこう
duke (old); nobleman; gentry
many daimyo

勤番

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

参勤

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 sankin / さんきん (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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 sankin / さんきん (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

see styles
 kokushu / こくしゅ king; sovereign; daimyo; (personal name) Kuninushi

国人

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 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 (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

国守

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

外様

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

大命

see styles
dà mìng / da4 ming4
ta ming
 daimyō / たいめい
imperial command; royal command
The great order, command, destiny, or fate, i.e. life-and-death, mortality, reincarnation; great destiny

大明

see styles
dà míng / da4 ming2
ta ming
 daimyō / ひろあき
(given name) Hiroaki
great luminosity

定詰

see styles
 jouzume / jozume / じょうづめ (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) Jouzume

家老

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

居城

see styles
 kyojou / kyojo / きょじょう castle of a daimyo; castle of feudal lord; (surname) Sueshiro

御国

see styles
 mikuni / みくに    okuni / おくに (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

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

槲樹


槲树

see styles
hú shù / hu2 shu4
hu shu
Mongolian oak (Quercus dentata); Daimyo oak

殿様

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

減封

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

献物

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 kenmotsu / けんもつ offering (to a shogun, emperor, daimyo, kami or Buddha)

町触

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

番衆

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

移封

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

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Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Daimyo
Great Name
大名dai myou / daimyou / dai myo / daimyodà míng / da4 ming2 / da ming / damingta ming / taming



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