驃騎將軍

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 骠骑将军
trad. 驃騎將軍

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Mainland)
Pinyin piàoqí jiāngjūn
Zhuyin ㄆㄧㄠˋ ㄑㄧˊ ㄐㄧㄤ ㄐㄩㄣ
IPA (key) /pʰi̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹ t͡ɕʰi³⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɑŋ⁵⁵ t͡ɕyn⁵⁵/
Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Taiwan)
Pinyin piàojì jiāngjūn
Zhuyin ㄆㄧㄠˋ ㄐㄧˋ ㄐㄧㄤ ㄐㄩㄣ
IPA (key) /pʰi̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹⁻⁵³ t͡ɕi⁵¹ t͡ɕi̯ɑŋ⁵⁵ t͡ɕyn⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

驃騎將軍 (traditional, Pinyin piàojì jiāngjūn or piàoqí jiāngjūn, simplified 骠骑将军)

  1. (archaic) General of Fast Cavalry (a high military rank held by generals in ancient China)

Usage notes[edit]

Ranked just below supreme general (大將軍). Same rank as general of chariots and cavalry (車騎將軍).

piàojì: is the traditional orthodox pronunciation (still prevalent in Taiwan)
piàoqí: has become more accepted in recent years (especially in the PRC).

References[edit]

  • 2003, Yōhei Hara, 圖解三國時代, p. 251 (in Mandarin, translated from Japanese), ISBN 9867881729: