劉皇叔

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Mandarin[edit]

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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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (PRC) IPA(key): [ liou˧˥xuaŋ˧˥ʂu˥˥ ]
  • (Taiwan) IPA(key): [ liou˧˥xuaŋ˧˥ʂu˧˥ ]

Proper noun[edit]

劉皇叔 (traditional, Pinyin Liú huángshū or Liú huángshú, simplified 刘皇叔)

  1. Liu Bei (161–223)

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