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Shogun / Japanese General

China jiāng jūn
Japan shougun
Shogun / Japanese General Vertical Wall Scroll

In the west, when someone mentions "Shogun" we may be filled with thoughts of gallant warriors. Some might even think of the TV mini-series with Richard Chamberlain. Often westerners use the words Samurai and Shogun interchangeably. So I will clear it up really quickly...

Shogun in the simplest definition is a General. You could also use words such as commander, lord, overlord, highest ranking, or commanding officer, since "Shogun" has held some slightly ambiguous meanings at times in Japanese history.

Sometimes a Shogun was a general, other times he was the leader of a military government in Japan.

Variants of the same characters are used in China for the rank and title of a General of the People's Liberation Army (and the same term and characters have been used for the last 2200 years since the Qin Dynasty).

Chinese or Korean Army General

China jiāng jūn
Japan shougun
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll

There is a slight variation in the way the first character is written. 將軍 is the more Chinese and Korean Hanja version. So if you want to specifically refer to a Chinese or Korean General, this is the way. Japanese people would still easily identify this as "shogun."

Note: This term is also used for Admiral in Korean in certain context (if you need a better title for Admiral, just let me know).

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin sēng / seng1
Taiwan seng
Japanese sou / so / そう
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese monk; Sangha, the Buddhist monastic order
Japanese monk; priest; (surname) Sou

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Mandarin dìng / ding4
Taiwan ting
Japanese sada / さだ
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
Japanese (adverb) (archaism) (kana only) certainly; truly; (given name) Yasushi; (given name) Tetsujou; (surname, given name) Tei; (given name) Jou; (personal name) Sadayuki; (surname) Sadame; (personal name) Sadamune; (surname, given name) Sadamu; (female given name) Sadami; (personal name) Sadanori; (personal name) Sadatsugu; (personal name) Sadazumi; (personal name) Sadaji; (given name) Sadashi; (surname, female given name) Sada

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Mandarin/ li3
Taiwan li
Japanese ri / り
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese texture; grain (of wood); inner essence; intrinsic order; reason; logic; truth; science; natural science (esp. physics); to manage; to pay attention to; to run (affairs); to handle; to put in order; to tidy up
Japanese (1) reason; principle; logic; (2) {Buddh} (See 事・じ) general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon); (3) (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos; (given name) Wataru; (surname) Risaki; (personal name) Ria; (given name) Ri; (female given name) Michi; (personal name) Masaru; (given name) Masashi; (personal name) Masa; (female given name) Makoto; (given name) Tooru; (given name) Tadasu; (given name) Tadashi; (given name) Takashi; (female given name) Sunaho; (female given name) Satoru; (female given name) Satori; (female given name) Satomi; (male given name) Satoshi; (given name) Sadamu; (female given name) Kotoha; (given name) Osamu; (female given name) Aya


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Mandarin shàn // chán / shan4 // chan2
Taiwan shan // ch`an / shan // chan
Japanese yuzuri / ゆずり    zen / ぜん
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese to abdicate; dhyana (Sanskrit); Zen; meditation (Buddhism)
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) (Buddhist term) dhyana (profound meditation); (2) (abbreviation) Zen (Buddhism); (surname) Yuzuri; (personal name) Zen

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Mandarin jīn / jin1
Taiwan chin
Japanese kin / きん
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese gold; chemical element Au; generic term for lustrous and ductile metals; money; golden; highly respected; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]; surname Jin; surname Kim (Korean); Jurchen Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
Japanese (n,n-suf,adj-no) (1) gold (Au); golden (color); gold (medal, cup); (adj-no,n) (2) valuable; of highest value; (3) money; gold coin; (4) (abbreviation) (See 金曜) Friday; (5) (See 五行・1) metal (fourth of the five elements); (6) Jin (dynasty of China; 1115-1234 CE); (n,n-suf) (7) (abbreviation) {shogi} (See 金将) gold general; (8) (abbreviation) (colloquialism) (See 金玉・きんたま) testicles; (suf,ctr) (9) karat; carat; (personal name) Jin; (surname) Jiyon; (surname) Jun; (surname) Jiyai; (surname) Kon; (surname) Kintaka; (personal name) Kinji; (surname, female given name) Kin; (surname) Kiyon; (personal name) Kaneyuki; (personal name) Kanenori; (surname) Kanetaka; (personal name) Kaneshi; (personal name) Kanekatsu; (surname) Kane; (personal name) Kanuchi; (surname) Kanaya; (surname) Kanataka; (surname) Kanazaki; (surname) Kanasaki; (place-name, surname) Kana


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Mandarin yín / yin2
Taiwan yin
Japanese ginji / ぎんじ    ginsaki / ぎんさき    gin / ぎん
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese silver; silver-colored; relating to money or currency
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) silver (Ag); (2) silver coin; money; (3) silver medal; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (4) silver colour; silver color; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) silver (Ag); (2) silver coin; money; (3) silver medal; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (4) silver colour; silver color; (5) (shogi) (abbreviation) silver general; (out-dated kanji) (1) money; (2) metal; (personal name) Ginji; (surname) Ginsaki; (surname, female given name) Gin

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Mandarin guǐ / gui3
Taiwan kuei
Japanese oni(p);ki / おに(P);き
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese ghost; demon; terrible; damnable; clever; sly; crafty; (suffix for sb with a certain vice or addiction etc); one of the 28 constellations
Japanese (1) oni; ogre; demon; (2) (See 亡魂) spirit of a deceased person; (3) (おに only) ogre-like person (i.e. fierce, relentless, merciless, etc.); (4) (おに only) (See 鬼ごっこ・おにごっこ) it (in a game of tag, hide-and-seek, etc.); (5) (き only) {astron} (See 二十八宿,朱雀・すざく・2) Chinese "ghost" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); (prefix) (6) (おに only) (slang) (See 超・1) very; extremely; super-; (surname) Miniwa; (surname) Kisaragi; (surname) Oniyanagi; (personal name) Onikatsu; (surname) Oni

中道

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Mandarin zhōng dào / zhong1 dao4
Taiwan chung tao
Japanese nakamichi / なかみち    chuudou / chudo / ちゅうどう
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese road through the middle; middle road; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) middle of the road; moderation; golden mean; (2) the middle (of what one is doing); half-way; (3) {Buddh} middle way; middle path; (place-name, surname) Nakamichi; (place-name, surname) Nakadou; (surname) Chuudou

印度

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Mandarin yìn dù / yin4 du4
Taiwan yin tu
Japanese indo / いんど
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese India
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (kana only) India; (place-name) India

將軍


将军

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Mandarin jiāng jun / jiang1 jun1
Taiwan chiang chün
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese general; high-ranking military officer; to check or checkmate; fig. to embarrass; to challenge; to put sb on the spot; Chiangchun township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan

岳飛


岳飞

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Mandarin yuè fēi / yue4 fei1
Taiwan yüeh fei
Japanese gakuhi / がくひ
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Yue Fei (1103-1142), Song dynasty patriot and general
Japanese (personal name) Gakuhi

張飛


张飞

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Mandarin zhāng fēi / zhang1 fei1
Taiwan chang fei
Japanese chouhi / chohi / ちょうひ
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Zhang Fei (168-221), general of Shu and blood-brother of Liu Bei in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, famous as fearsome fighter and lover of wine
Japanese (personal name) Chouhi

智慧

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Mandarin zhì huì / zhi4 hui4
Taiwan chih hui
Japanese tomoe / ともえ    chihe / ちへ    chie / ちえ
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese wisdom; knowledge; intelligent; intelligence
Japanese (1) wisdom; wit; sagacity; sense; intelligence; (2) (Buddhist term) prajna (insight leading to enlightenment); (female given name) Tomoe; (female given name) Chihe; (female given name) Chie

瑜伽

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Mandarin yú jiā / yu2 jia1
Taiwan yü chia
Japanese yuga / ゆが
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese yoga (loanword)
Japanese {Buddh} (See ヨーガ) yoga; (surname) Yuka

菩薩


菩萨

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Mandarin pú sà / pu2 sa4
Taiwan p`u sa / pu sa
Japanese bosatsu(p);bosachi(ok) / ぼさつ(P);ぼさち(ok)
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Bodhisattva (Buddhism)
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) {Buddh} bodhisattva; one who has reached enlightenment but vows to save all beings before becoming a buddha; (2) High Monk (title bestowed by the imperial court); (3) (See 本地垂迹説) title bestowed to Shinto kami in manifestation theory; (surname) Mizoro

關羽


关羽

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Mandarin guān yǔ / guan1 yu3
Taiwan kuan yü
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Guan Yu (-219), general of Shu and blood-brother of Liu Bei in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, fearsome fighter famous for virtue and loyalty; posomethingumously worshipped and identified with the guardian Bodhisattva Sangharama

麒麟

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Mandarin qí lín / qi2 lin2
Taiwan ch`i lin / chi lin
Japanese kirin / きりん
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese qilin (mythical Chinese animal); kylin; Chinese unicorn; commonly mistranslated as giraffe
Japanese (1) (kana only) giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis); (2) qilin (Chinese unicorn); (3) Kirin (brand of beer); (surname, female given name) Kirin

馬歇爾


马歇尔

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Mandarin mǎ xiē ěr / ma3 xie1 er3
Taiwan ma hsieh erh
Chinese or Korean Army General Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Marshall (name); George Catlett Marshall (1880-1959), US general in WWII and Secretary of State 1947-1949, author of the postwar Marshall plan for Europe and Nobel peace laureate

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Mandarin shì / shi4
Taiwan shih
Japanese ji / じ    goto / ごと
Chinese matter; thing; item; work; affair; CL:件[jian4],樁|桩[zhuang1],回[hui2]
Japanese {Buddh} (See 理・2) individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle); (suffix) (1) (See 事・こと・6) nominalizing suffix; (2) (See 事・こと・7) pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...; (male given name) Tsutomu; (personal name) Tsukae; (surname) Kotozaki; (given name) Koto
artha 日迦他 (迦 being an error for 遏); affair, concern, matter; action, practice; phenomena; to serve. It is 'practice' or the thing, affair, matter, in contrast with 理 theory, or the underlying principle; affair, event

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Mandarin shì / shi4
Taiwan shih
Japanese shi / し
Chinese to serve as an official; an official; the two chess pieces in Chinese chess guarding the "general" or "king" 將|将[jiang4]
Japanese official; civil service; (given name) Tsukou


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Mandarin/ ge4
Taiwan ko
Japanese tsu / つ    ji / ぢ    chi / ち    ko / こ    ka / か
Chinese individual; this; that; size; classifier for people or objects in general
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (counter) (kana only) counter for the hito-futa-mi counting system (forming hitotsu, futatsu, mitsu, and misoji, yasoji, etc.); (counter) (1) counter for articles; (2) counter for military units; (3) individual; (counter) counter for the ichi-ni-san counting system (usu. directly preceding the item being counted); a noun read using its on-yomi

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Mandarin gōng / gong1
Taiwan kung
Japanese kou / ko / こう    ooyake / おおやけ
Chinese public; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4]; honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; male (animal)
Japanese (n,suf) (1) (See 私・し) public matter; governmental matter; (2) prince; duke; (n,n-suf) (3) lord; sir; (suffix noun) (4) (after a name, etc.) familiar or derogatory suffix; (adj-no,n) (1) official; governmental; formal; (2) public (use, facility, etc.); common; (3) (See 公にする) public (matter, place, etc.); (out in the) open; (given name) Hiromu; (female given name) Hiromi; (given name) Hiroshi; (given name) Tooru; (given name) Tadashi; (personal name) Takashi; (female given name) Shizuka; (male given name) Satoshi; (personal name) Kouji; (personal name) Koushou; (given name) Kou; (given name) Kin; (given name) Kimihiro; (personal name) Kiminori; (surname, female given name) Kimi; (given name) Isao; (female given name) Akira

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Mandarin gòng / gong4
Taiwan kung
Japanese domo / ども    tomo / とも    goto;guchi(ok) / ごと;ぐち(ok)
Chinese common; general; to share; together; total; altogether; abbr. for 共產黨|共产党[Gong4 chan3 dang3], Communist party
Japanese (suffix) (1) (humble language) (kana only) first-person plural (or singular); (2) (derogatory term) (kana only) second or third person plural (implies speaker is of higher status than those referred to); (n,n-pref) (1) together with; (2) same; (suffix) (3) (kana only) both; all; neither; none; (4) (kana only) including ...; (suffix) (kana only) including...; with ...; inclusive of; ...and all; (given name) Tomoni; (personal name) Tomo
All altogether, both, same, in common; in common with

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Mandarin shòu / shou4
Taiwan shou
Japanese ju / じゅ
Chinese to receive; to accept; to suffer; subjected to; to bear; to stand; pleasant; (passive marker)
Japanese {Buddh} (See 五蘊,十二因縁) vedana (sensation); (place-name) Uke

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Mandarin zōng / zong1
Taiwan tsung
Japanese shuu / shu / しゅう
Chinese surname Zong
Japanese sect; (given name) Motoi; (personal name) Muneto; (surname) Munetaka; (surname, female given name) Mune; (female given name) Miyako; (personal name) Hajime; (surname) Chon; (given name) Takashi; (surname) Souzaki; (surname) Sou; (surname, given name) Shuu

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Japanese shou / sho / しょう Japanese commander; general; leader; (given name) Masaru; (given name) Masashi; (personal name) Masa; (male given name) Hitoshi; (personal name) Tamotsu; (given name) Tadashi; (given name) Tasuku; (given name) Susumu; (personal name) Shouji; (female given name) Shou; (given name) Akira


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Mandarin qiāng // jiàng // jiāng / qiang1 // jiang4 // jiang1
Taiwan ch`iang // chiang / chiang // chiang
Japanese masaru / まさる    masashi / まさし    susumu / すすむ
Chinese to desire; to invite; to request; general; commander-in-chief (military); king (chess piece); to command; to lead; will; shall; to use; to take; to checkmate; just a short while ago; (introduces object of main verb, used in the same way as 把[ba3])
Japanese (given name) Masaru; (personal name) Masashi; (personal name) Susumu
will

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Mandarin jīn / jin1
Taiwan chin
Japanese kin / きん
Chinese towel; general purpose cloth; women's headcovering (old); Kangxi radical 50
Japanese napkin; cloth; (surname) Haba; (personal name) Kin

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Mandarin cháng / chang2
Taiwan ch`ang / chang
Japanese toko / とこ    tsune / つね
Chinese always; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant; surname Chang
Japanese (prefix) constant; unchanging; eternal; (noun - becomes adjective with の) usual state of things; (female given name) Hisashi; (personal name) Toko; (female given name) Toki; (personal name) Tsunemine; (personal name) Tsuneji; (surname) Tsunesaki; (surname, given name) Tsune; (personal name) Chiyan; (personal name) Jouji; (surname, given name) Jou; (personal name) Sanpiru

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Mandarin/ mu4
Taiwan mu
Japanese maku / まく
Chinese curtain or screen; canopy or tent; headquarters of a general; act (of a play)
Japanese (1) curtain; bunting; (n,ctr) (2) act (in play); (surname) Maku

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Shogun
Japanese General
將軍
将军
shougun / shogunjiāng jūn
jiang1 jun1
jiang jun
jiangjun
chiang chün
chiangchün
Chinese or Korean Army General將軍
将军
shougun / shogunjiāng jūn
jiang1 jun1
jiang jun
jiangjun
chiang chün
chiangchün
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
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