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Daimyo / Great Name

dà míng
dai myou
Daimyo / Great Name 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.


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

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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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

大名

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

see styles
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

    bo4
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

see styles
 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

see styles
shàng shì
    shang4 shi4
shang shih
 joushi / joshi
    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

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

侍講

see styles
 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

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

参勤

see styles
 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

see styles
 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

see styles
 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

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
(1) (honorific or respectful language) nobleman; dignitary; lord; (2) (honorific or respectful language) (See 大名) feudal lord (of the Edo period); daimyō; (3) man brought up away from the world; arrogant man with little knowledge of the ways of the world

減封

see styles
 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

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

町触

see styles
 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

蕃主

see styles
 hanshu
    はんしゅ
(irregular kanji usage) feudal lord; daimyo

藩主

see styles
 hanshu
    はんしゅ
feudal lord; daimyo

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