shōgun

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 将軍 (shōgun), from an abbreviation of 征夷大将軍 (Seii Taishogun) which means the general who overcomes the barbarians.

Noun[edit]

shōgun (uncountable)

  1. a commander during the Japanese feudal periods

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shōgun

  1. rōmaji reading of しょうぐん