司马

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 司馬

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin sīmǎ
Zhuyin ㄙ ㄇㄚˇ
IPA (key) /sz̩⁵⁵ ma̠²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

司马 (simplified, Pinyin sīmǎ, traditional 司馬)

  1. (archaic) Grand Marshal (an important official post during the Han Dynasty)
  2. (archaic) a Major (a low-level position within a commandery, the person in this position handled military affairs within the commandery)

Proper noun[edit]

司马 (simplified, Pinyin Sīmǎ, traditional 司馬)

  1. A surname​.

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