征夷大将軍

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See also: 征夷大將軍

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: S

Jinmeiyō
たい
Grade: 1
しょう
Grade: 6
ぐん
Grade: 4
kan’on kan’yōon
Alternative spelling
征夷大將軍 (kyūjitai)
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Etymology[edit]

Compound of 征夷 (seii, warring against barbarians) +‎ 大将軍 (taishōgun, commander in chief).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) いしょーぐん [tàíshóꜜògùǹ] (Nakadaka – [3])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ta̠iɕo̞ːɡɯ̟̃ᵝɴ]

Noun[edit]

(せい)()(たい)(しょう)(ぐん) (seii taishōgunせいいたいしやうぐん (seii taisyaugun)? (kyūjitai 征夷大將軍)

  1. (military, historical) a commander of an expeditionary force sent to subdue the 蝦夷 (Emishi, ancient ethnic group from northeastern Japan) [from around the Asuka/Nara to Heian periods]
  2. (military, politics, historical) a shogun, hereditary chief executive of a shogunate [from the Kamakura to Edo periods]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN