征夷大将軍

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Jinmeiyō Grade: 1 Grade: 6 Grade: 4

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [seii taiɕoːɡun]

Etymology[edit]

/seii taisyaugun/ > /seii taisyoːgun/. Literally "great general who subdues eastern barbarians".

Noun[edit]

征夷大将軍 (hiragana せいいたいしょうぐん, historical hiragana せいいたいしゃうぐん, romaji seii taishōgun)

  1. during Japanese Nara and Heian periods, a military commander sent to subdue the Emishi
  2. during the Japanese feudal periods, the commander of a bakufu; a shōgun

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