Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

Glossary and Vocabulary for Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》, 《荊燕世家》 Houses of Jing and Yan

Contents

  1. Proper Nouns
  2. Glossary

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
Bi
长安 長安 Cháng'ān
  1. Chang'an
  2. Chang'an
  3. Chang'an reign
  4. Chang'an
chén
  1. Chen
  2. Chen of the Southern dynasties
  3. narrate / tell / old / stale / to state / to display / to explain / to arrange / to exhibit
楚王 chǔ wáng Prince of Chu
春秋 chūnqiū
  1. Spring and Autumn Period
  2. a person's age
  3. Chunqiu / Annals of Spring and Autumn
  4. spring and autumn
垓下 Gāixià Gaixia
高帝 gāodì Emperor Gao of Southern Qi
高祖 gāozǔ
  1. Han Gao Zu / Liu Bang
  2. great great grandfather
  3. Gaozu
hàn
  1. Han Chinese
  2. Han Dynasty
  3. Milky Way
  4. Later Han Dynasty
  5. a man
  6. Chinese language
  7. Han River
汉王 漢王 Hàn Wáng Hanvon
韩信 韓信 Hánxìn Han Xin
Huái Huai River
淮南 Huáinán Huainan
江淮 Jiāng Huái Lower Yangtze area / Jiang-Huai area
jīng
  1. thorns / brambles
  2. the state of Chu / Jing
  3. Jingzhou / Ching-chou
敬王 Jìng Wáng King Jing of Zhou
九江 Jiǔjiāng Jiujiang
康王 Kāng Wáng King Kang of Zhou
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
临江 臨江 línjiāng Linjiang
liú Liu
péng
  1. Peng
  2. Peng
齐王 齊王 Qí Wáng Qi Wang / Cao Fang
Qín
  1. Shaanxi
  2. Qin Dynasty
  3. State of Qin
寿春 壽春 shòuchūn Shoucun
太史公 Tài Shǐgōng Grand Scribe
太尉 Tàiwèi Grand Commandant of the Military
王益 wángyì Wangyi
  1. Wu
  2. Jiangsu
  3. Wu
  4. Wu dialect
  5. Eastern Wu
武王 Wǔ Wáng Wu Wang / King Wu of Zhou
荥阳 滎陽 Xíngyáng Xingyang
修武 xiūwǔ Xiuwu
yàn
  1. Yan
  2. State of Yan
  3. swallow
Yǐng Ying
至大 Zhìdà Zhida reign
至元 Zhìyuán Zhiyuan

Glossary

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

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English