太師

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See also: 太师

Chinese[edit]

 
too (much); very; extremely; highest; greatest
 
a division (milit.); teacher; master; expert; model
trad. (太師)
simp. (太师)
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太師 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Senior Grand Tutor (English)

Etymology[edit]

During the Han Dynasty, the three highest civil posts, 三公 (sāngōng), were 太師太师, 太傅 (tàifù) and 太保. These were the three highest civil positions at the time (modern equivalent ~ White House Chief of Staff or prime minister), and were roughly equivalent in rank to the subsequent position of 宰相 (zǎixiàng, “Chancellor of China”). 太師太师 was the most senior of the three.

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Noun[edit]

太師

  1. (historical) Senior Grand Tutor