劉皇叔

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Chinese[edit]

Liu (Chinese surname) the uncle of an emperor
trad. (劉皇叔) 皇叔
simp. (刘皇叔) 皇叔

Etymology[edit]

(Liu Bei's surname) + 皇叔 (the uncle of an emperor)

In Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Liu Bei's family connections to the Han Dynasty were greatly exagerated, which led to the coining of this moniker for him.

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Proper noun[edit]

劉皇叔

  1. Liu Bei (161–223)

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