Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

Glossary and Vocabulary for Book of Liang 《梁書》, 卷十二 列傳第六 柳惔 弟忱 席闡文 韋叡 族弟愛 Volume 12: Liu Tan; Liu Chen; Xi Chanwen; Wei Rui; Wei Ai

Contents

  1. Proper Nouns
  2. Glossary

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
安陆 安陸 ānlù Anlu
安南 Ānnán
  1. Annam
  2. Annan
安西 Ānxī Anxi
安⻏ 安邑 ānyì Anyi
  1. to hope / to wish
  2. Pakistan
  3. Palestine
  4. bar
  5. Ba
巴东 巴東 bādōng Badong
白帝 Bái dì White Heavenly Emperor
巴西 Bāxī Brazil
八月 bāyuè August / the Eighth Month
北平 Běipíng Beiping / Beijing
本州 běnzhōu Honshū
长安 長安 Cháng'ān
  1. Chang'an
  2. Chang'an
  3. Chang'an reign
  4. Chang'an
巢湖 Cháohú Chaohu
chén
  1. Chen
  2. Chen of the Southern dynasties
  3. narrate / tell / old / stale / to state / to display / to explain / to arrange / to exhibit
成王 Chéng Wáng King Cheng of Zhou
城中 chéngzhōng Chengzhong
大理 Dàlǐ Dali
丹阳 丹陽 Dānyáng Danyang County
Dèng Deng
东海 東海 Dōng Hǎi
  1. East China Sea
  2. Donghae
东宫 東宮 dōnggōng East Palace
东陵 東陵 dōnglíng
  1. Eastern tombs
  2. Dongling
东阳 東陽 dōngyáng Dongyang
fén Fen
冯道 馮道 féng dào Feng Dao
高祖 gāozǔ
  1. Han Gao Zu / Liu Bang
  2. great great grandfather
  3. Gaozu
给事 給事 gěishì official (imperial) position
公事 gōngshì public affairs / official (matters, duties etc)
广德 廣德 guǎngdé Guangde
桂阳 桂陽 Guìyáng Guiyang
hàn
  1. Han Chinese
  2. Han Dynasty
  3. Milky Way
  4. Later Han Dynasty
  5. a man
  6. Chinese language
  7. Han River
汉书 漢書 Hàn Shū Book of Han / History of the Former Han Dynasty / Han Shu
汉中 漢中 hànzhōng Hongzhong
和帝 和帝 hédì Emperor He of Southern Qi
河东 河東 hédōng
  1. Hedong
  2. Hedong
合肥 Héféi Hefei
Huái Huai River
淮上 Huáishàng Huaishang
黄门 黃門 Huángmén Huangmen
慧景 Huì Jǐng Hui Jing
jiāng
  1. a large river
  2. Yangtze River
  3. Jiang
  4. Jiangsu
  5. Jiang
江夏 jiāngxià Jiangxia
江州 jiāngzhōu Jiuzhou
建武 Jiànwǔ Jianwu reign
建义 建義 jiànyì Jianyi reign
jìn
  1. Shanxi
  2. Jin Dynasty
  3. to move forward / to promote / to advance
jīng
  1. thorns / brambles
  2. the state of Chu / Jing
  3. Jingzhou / Ching-chou
jīng
  1. Beijing
  2. Jing
  3. capital city
京兆 Jīngzhào Jingzhao / Xi'an
荆州 荊州 Jīngzhōu
  1. Jingzhou / Ching-chou
  2. Jingzhou / Ching-chou
郡守 jùnshǒu senior provincial official in imperial China
liáng
  1. a bridge
  2. Liang Dynasty
  3. City of Liang
  4. State of Liang
  5. Liang
  6. a beam / rafters
  7. a fishing sluice
  8. to lose footing
  9. State of Liang
  10. a ridge
  11. later Liang
梁书 梁書 Liáng Shū Book of Liang
梁州 Liángzhōu Liangzhou
临川 臨川 Línchuān Linchuan
岭南 嶺南 Lǐngnán Lingnan
liú Liu
  1. Shandong
  2. Lu
  3. crass
  4. the State of Lu
陆贾 陸賈 lù jiǎ Lu Jia
庐江 廬江 lújiāng Lujiang
秘书监 秘書監 mìshū jiàn Director of the Palace Library
南康 nánkāng Nankang
南平 nánpíng Nanping
南山 nánshān Nanshan / Daoxuan
南郑 南鄭 nánzhèng Nanzheng
宁远 寧遠 níngyuǎn Ningyuan
pān
  1. water in which rice has been rinsed
  2. Pan River
  3. Pan
平王 Píng Wáng King Ping of Zhou
平阳 平陽 Píngyáng Pingyang / Linfen
仆射 僕射 Pú Shè Shang Shu Pu She
齐武帝 齊武帝 qí wǔdì Emperor Wu of Southern Qi
Qín
  1. Shaanxi
  2. Qin Dynasty
  3. State of Qin
曲江 qǔjiāng Qujiang
人大 Rén Dà
  1. National Peoples Congress (in China) / Great Hall of the People
  2. Renmin University of China
人乘 Rén Shèng The Human Vehicle
三公 Sān Gōng Three Ducal Ministers
山阳 山陽 Shānyáng Shanyang
邵阳 邵陽 shàoyáng Shaoyang
士大夫 Shì Dàifu Scholar-official / Scholar-gentlemen / Scholar-bureaucrats / Scholar-gentry
释氏 釋氏 shì shì Śākya clan
始兴 始興 shǐxīng Shixing
十月 shíyuè October / the Tenth Month
shǔ
  1. Sichuan
  2. Shu Kingdom
司空 Sīkōng
  1. Minster of Land and Water
  2. Sikong
sòng
  1. Song Dynasty
  2. Song
  3. Liu Song Dynasty
宋武帝 sòngwǔdì Emperor Wu of Song
太尉 Tàiwèi Grand Commandant of the Military
太元 Tàiyuán Taiyuan reign
太子中 Tàizǐ Zhōng Crown Prince Zhong / Li Xian
太宗 Tàizōng
  1. Emperor Taizong of Song
  2. Tai Zong
天监 天監 Tiān Jiàn Tian Jian reign
廷尉 Tíngwèi Tingwei / Commandant of Justice
wèi
  1. Wei Dynasty
  2. State of Wei
  3. Cao Wei
  4. tall and big
文才 Wén Cái Wen Cai
  1. Wu
  2. Jiangsu
  3. Wu
  4. Wu dialect
  5. Eastern Wu
五月 wǔyuè May / the Fifth Month
Xiàn Xian
Xiāng
  1. Hunan
  2. Xiang dialect
湘西 xiāngxī
  1. Xiangx
  2. western Hunan
襄阳 襄陽 Xiāngyáng
  1. Xiangyang
  2. Xangyang
新安 xīnān Xin'an
西戎 Xīróng the Xirong
  1. Xu
  2. slowly / gently
  3. Xuzhou
徐州 Xúzhōu
  1. Xuzhou
  2. Xuzhou
姚察 yáo chá Yao Cha
Yīng
  1. England
  2. Ying
  3. brave
Yǐng Ying
益州 Yìzhōu Yizhou
永昌 Yǒngchāng
  1. Yongchang
  2. Yongchang
雍州 Yōngzhōu Yongzhou
Yuán Yuan
豫州 Yùzhōu Yuzhou
真人 zhēnrén
  1. Immortal
  2. a real person
  3. Arhat
中华书局 中華書局 Zhōnghuá shūjú Zhonghua Book Company
钟离 鐘離 zhōnglí Zhongli
中山 zhōngshān
  1. Dr Sun Yat-sen / Zhongshan, prefecture-level city in Guangdong, close to Sun Yat-sen's birthplace / Nakayama (Japanese surname)
  2. Zhongshan
  3. Nakayama
中书侍郎 中書侍郎 zhōngshū shìláng Attendant Gentleman of the Secretariat
zhòu
  1. daytime
  2. Zhou
  3. Zhou
周书 周書 Zhōu Shū History of Zhou of the Northern Dynasties
周易 Zhōuyì The Book of Changes / Yijing / I Ching
主簿 zhǔbù official registrar (of a county etc) in imperial China

Glossary

Buddhist terminology, except the proper nouns listed above. Number of terms: 0.

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English