Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

Glossary and Vocabulary for History of Ming 《明史》, 卷十六 本紀第十六 武宗 Volume 16 Annals 16: Wuzong

Contents

  1. Proper Nouns
  2. Glossary

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
安化 ānhuà Anhua
安南 Ānnán
  1. Annam
  2. Annan
安庆 安慶 ānqìng Anqing
白羊 báiyáng Aries
八月 bāyuè August / the Eighth Month
兵部 bīngbù Ministry of War
Cài Cai
chén
  1. Chen
  2. Chen of the Southern dynasties
  3. narrate / tell / old / stale / to state / to display / to explain / to arrange / to exhibit
大同 Dàtóng
  1. Datong
  2. datong / Grand Unity
大夏 Dàxià Bactria
大学士 大學士 Dàxué Shì an ancient title for college professor
Dèng Deng
定襄 dìngxiāng Dingxiang
冬至 Dōng Zhì Winter Solstice, 22nd solar term
东乡 東鄉 Dōngxiāng Dongxiang people / Sarta
东阳 東陽 dōngyáng Dongyang
二月 èryuè February / the Second Month
法王 Fǎ Wáng Buddha
féng Feng
奉天 fèngtiān Fengtian
凤阳 鳳陽 fèngyáng Fengyang
福建 Fújiàn Fujian
抚州 撫州 fǔzhōu Fuzhou
gàn
  1. Jiangxi
  2. Gan River
  3. Gan dialect
甘肃 甘肅 Gānsù Gansu
甘州 gānzhōu Ganzhou
给事 給事 gěishì official (imperial) position
庚申 gēngshēn Gengshen year / fifty seventh year G9 of the 60 year cycle
固安 gùān Gu'an
光山 guāngshān
  1. Guangshan
  2. Guangshan
瓜州 Guāzhōu Guazhou County
guǐ tenth heavenly stem / tenth in order
归善 歸善 guīshàn Guishan
国泰 國泰 guótài Cathay Pacific
国姓 國姓 guóxìng Guoxing / Kuohsing
哈密 hāmì Kumul / Hami
hàn
  1. Han Chinese
  2. Han Dynasty
  3. Milky Way
  4. Later Han Dynasty
  5. a man
  6. Chinese language
  7. Han River
Háng Hangzhou / surname
韩文 韓文 Hánwén hangul / Korean written language
河东 河東 hédōng
  1. Hedong
  2. Hedong
弘治 Hóngzhì Emperor Hongzhi
Huái Huai River
淮安 Huái'ān Huai'an
华林 華林 huàlín Hualinbu
皇太子 Huáng Tàizǐ Crown Prince
黄河 黃河 Huánghé Yellow River
黄陵 黃陵 huánglíng Huangling
户部 戶部 hùbù Ministry of Revenue
湖广 湖廣 húguǎng Hubei and Hunan provinces
惠安 huìān Hui'an
Ji
Jiǎng Jiang
jiāng
  1. a large river
  2. Yangtze River
  3. Jiang
  4. Jiangsu
  5. Jiang
江津 Jiāngjīn Jiangjin
江西 Jiāngxī Jiangxi
jiāo
  1. suburbs / outskirts
  2. Jiao
  3. Jiao
甲午 jiǎwǔ thirty-first year A7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1954 or 2014
甲戌 Jiǎxū eleventh year A11 of the 60 year cycle
己亥 Jǐhài Jihai year / thirty sixth year
锦衣卫 錦衣衛 Jǐn Yī Wèi
  1. Imperial Guards in the Ming Dynasty
  2. Fourteen Blades
金宝 金寶 jīnbǎo
  1. Campbell
  2. Kampar
jīng
  1. Beijing
  2. Jing
  3. capital city
泾阳 涇陽 Jīngyáng Jingyang
济宁 濟寧 Jǐníng Jining
九江 Jiǔjiāng Jiujiang
九月 jiǔyuè September / the Ninth Month
孔子 Kǒngzi Confucius
莱州 萊州 Láizhōu Laizhou
李东阳 李東陽 Lǐ Dōngyáng Li Dongyang
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
辽东 遼東 Liáodōng Liaodong Peninsula
礼部 禮部 lǐbù Ministry of (Confucian) Rites
礼部尚书 禮部尚書 lǐbùshàngshū Director of Board of Rites
liú Liu
琉球 Liúqiú
  1. Ryūkyū Islands
  2. Taiwan
六月 liùyuè June / the Sixth Month
lǒng Gansu
  1. Shandong
  2. Lu
  3. crass
  4. the State of Lu
mèng
  1. Meng
  2. first month
  3. eldest brother
miáo
  1. sprout / seedling
  2. Miao
  3. Miao
弥勒 彌勒 Mílè Maitreya
密云 密雲 mìyún Miyun
南海 Nán Hǎi
  1. South China Sea
  2. Canton / Guangzhou
  3. Southern Ocean
南昌 Nánchāng Nanchang
南京 Nánjīng Nanjing
南康 nánkāng Nankang
宁化 寧化 nínghuà Ninghua
宁夏 寧夏 Níngxià Ningxia
彭泽 彭澤 péngzé Pengze
qiāng
  1. Qiang nationality
  2. Qiang
乾清宫 乾清宮 Qiánqīng Gōng Qianqing Palace
Qín
  1. Shaanxi
  2. Qin Dynasty
  3. State of Qin
清河 qīnghé Qinghe
清江 qīngjiāng Qingjiang
七月 qīyuè July / the Seventh Month
曲阜 qǔfù Qufu
日本 Rìběn Japan
  1. you / thou
  2. Ru River
  3. Ru
Shǎn Shaanxi
山东 山東 Shāndōng Shandong
陕西 陝西 Shǎnxī Shaanxi
十二月 shíèryuè December / the Twelfth Month
十一月 shíyīyuè November / the Eleventh Month
十月 shíyuè October / the Tenth Month
世宗 shìzōng
  1. King Sejong the Great / Sejong Daewang
  2. Sejong
  3. Shizong
shǔ
  1. Sichuan
  2. Shu Kingdom
四川 Sìchuān Sichuan
四月 sìyuè April / the Fourth Month
  1. Soviet Union
  2. Su
  3. to revive
  4. Suzhou
  5. Jiangsu
  6. a species of thyme
肃州 肅州 sùzhōu Suzhou
太师 太師 tàishī Grand Preceptor / Grand Master / Imperial Tutor
太原 Tàiyuán Taiyuan
天方 tiānfāng Arabia / Arabian
通州 Tōngzhōu Tongzhou District
瓦剌 wǎlá Oirats
王守仁 Wáng Shǒurén Wang Shouren / Wang Yangming
wèi
  1. Wei Dynasty
  2. State of Wei
  3. Cao Wei
  4. tall and big
文安 Wén'ān Wen'an
  1. Wu
  2. Jiangsu
  3. Wu
  4. Wu dialect
  5. Eastern Wu
武宗 Wǔ Zōng
  1. Emperor Zhengde / Wu Zong
  2. Emperor Wuzong of Tang
武昌 Wǔchāng
  1. Wuchang
  2. Wuchang
吴江 吳江 wújiāng Wujiang
五月 wǔyuè May / the Fifth Month
西厂 西廠 Xī Chǎng Xi Chang / a spy agency in the Ming Dynasty
辛亥 xīn hài Xin Hai year
刑部 xíngbù Ministry of Justice
忻州 Xīnzhōu Xinzhou
Yān Yan
杨锐 楊銳 Yáng Ruì Yang Rui
扬州 揚洲 Yángzhōu
  1. Yangzhou
  2. Yangzhou
盐课 鹽課 Yánkè Salt Tax
Yīng
  1. England
  2. Ying
  3. brave
营山 營山 yíngshān Yingshan
  1. Henan
  2. Yuzhou
榆林 yúlín Yulin
yún Yun
云南 雲南 yúnnán Yunnan
占城 Zhànchéng Indrapura / Champa
zhāng Zhang
zhào
  1. Zhao
  2. Zhao Dynasty
  3. State of Zhao
浙江 Zhèjiāng
  1. Zhejiang
  2. Zhe River / Qiantang River
zhèng
  1. Zheng
  2. Zheng
正德 Zhèngdé Emperor Zhengde
镇国 鎮國 zhènguó Zhenguo
正月 Zhēngyuè first month of the lunar new year
镇江 鎮江 Zhènjiāng Zhenjiang
直隶 直隸 zhílì Zhili
zhòu
  1. daytime
  2. Zhou
  3. Zhou
主簿 zhǔbù official registrar (of a county etc) in imperial China
涿州 Zhuōzhōu Zhuozhou

Glossary

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

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English