太守

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Chinese[edit]

 
too (much); very; extremely; highest; greatest
to guard
simp. and trad.
(太守)

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese ("great") + ("watchman, overseer").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

太守

  1. (historical) A Grand Administrator or governor, the official overseeing a commandery () in imperial China between the Han and Tang dynasties.

Related terms[edit]

  • 郡守, the equivalent position under the Zhou and Qin dynasties

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 2
しゅ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

太守 (hiragana たいしゅ, romaji taishu)

  1. viceroy
  2. satrap