shogun

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 将軍 (shōgun), from an abbreviation of 征夷大将軍 (Seii Taishogun) which means "General who overcomes the barbarians", from Middle Chinese (tsjang-kjun "leader of troops", "general") (whence also Mandarin 將軍 (jiāngjūn)).

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shogun (plural shoguns or shogun)

  1. The supreme generalissimo of feudal Japan.
    • The third is the Shogun who reygneth at the preſent, and hath rayſed the perſecution ( whereof this booke intreateth ) againſt the Chriſtians, and he as it ſeemeth is acknowledged as Lord of all the threeſcore and ſix Kingdomes of Iaponia .
      1619: W. W. Gent (tr.), A briefe relation of the persecution lately made against the Catholike christians, in the Kingdome of Iaponia, devided into two books

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 将軍.

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shogun

  1. shogun

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French[edit]

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shogun m (plural shoguns)

  1. shogun

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 将軍 (shōgun), from an abbreviation of 征夷大将軍 (seii taishogun) which means "general who overcomes the barbarians", from Middle Chinese 將軍 (tsjàng-kjun, leader of troops, general).

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  • IPA(key): /ʃo.ɡun/
  • Hyphenation: sho‧gun

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shogun (plural shogun-shogun, first-person possessive shogunku, second-person possessive shogunmu, third-person possessive shogunnya)

  1. (nonstandard) The supreme generalissimo of feudal Japan.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 将軍 (shōgun).

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  • IPA(key): /ʃoˈɡun/, [ʃoˈɡun̺]
  • Hyphenation: sho‧gùn

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shogun m (invariable)

  1. shogun

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 将軍 (shōgun)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɕɔ.ɡun/, /ˈʂɔ.ɡun/

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shogun m pers

  1. (uncommon) shogun

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