校尉

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiàowèi
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄠˋ ㄨㄟˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹⁻⁵³ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

校尉 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiàowèi)

  1. (archaic) a military rank; captain

Usage notes[edit]

Created in the Han Dynasty, this rank was somewhere just below the rank of general. By the Tang Dynasty, the rank had become more of a middle level rank.

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