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Select Glossary Included are readings di¤ering from the standard Tsunoda and Goodrich translations of the Wei zhi and Aston’s translation of the Nihon shoki, preferred readings from Yasumoto’s Handobukku, alternate readings, and Chinese or Japanese old and current characters and pinyin (or Wade-Giles where the latter is more familiar). Nara and Osaka may be city or prefecture. C: Chinese; K: Korean; J: Japanese. Achiki (scribe) 阿直岐 ajari (Buddhist exorcist) 阿闍梨 Aji-suki-taka-hikone (earthly deity) 阿遲 鉏高日子根 akane (madder) 茜 akatsuchi (cinnabar) 赤土 akaumigame (loggerhead turtle) 赤海亀 Aki (province: Hiroshima) 安芸 Akura (tomb, Hyōgo) 安倉 ama (linen) 亜麻 Amagatsuji (tomb of Suinin) 尼ケ辻 Amamiyayama (tomb, Osaka) 安満宮山 Ama-no-hisumi (first Izumo shrine) 天日隅 Amanokaguyama (Yamato hill) 天香具山 Ama-no-murakumo-no-tsurugi (Sword of the Gathering Clouds of Heaven) 天叢雲剣 Amaterasu-ōmikami (Sun Goddess) 天照 大神 amatsu kami (heavenly deity) 天津神 amatsu yashiro (shrine of heavenly deity) 天津社 Ame-no-hihoko (prince) 天日槍 Ame-no-hohi-no-mikoto (priest, Izumo shrine) 天穂日命 Ame-no-sade-yori-hime (island, Tsushima) 天之狭手依比売 Ame-no-uzume (uzune)-no-mikoto (exotic dancer deity) 天鈿女命 Anashi-niimasu-hyōzu (shrine, Makimuku) 穴昨邑 Anato (place, Yamaguchi) 侮 Aramichi ( Jōmon site, Nagano) 新道 ara-mitama (rough spirit) 荒魂 araki-no-miya (mortuary hut) 殯宮 Ariake (sea: Saga, Kumamoto) 有明湾 Arita (Yayoi site, Fukuoka) 有田 asa (hemp, flax) 麻 Asahi (Yayoi site, Aichi) 朝日 Ashihara-no-nakatsu-kuni (Central Land of Reed Plains) 葦原之中津國 Aso (Kyushu volcanic mountain) 阿蘇 Asotsu-hiko/hime (earthly deities, Kyushu) 阿蘇津彦/媛 Asuka (period) 飛鳥 Atsukaya (Kumaso chieftain) 厚鹿文 Atsuta (shrine, Nagoya) 熱田 awa (foxtail millet) 粟 Awa (province: Tokushima) 阿波 awabi (abalone) 鰒 Awaji (island, eastern Inland Sea) 淡路 Aya (Han; clan) 漢 aya (pattern) 文 aya (twill) 綾 azuma ha ya (expression) 吾嬬はや Azumi (clan) 阿曇 azunai/azunahi (sunlessness) 阿豆那比 banbetsu/shoban (immigrant-descended families) 蕃別/諸蕃 basshi (tooth removal) 抜歯 be (occupation group) 部 bengara/tan (red iron oxide) 弁柄  紅殻/丹 benibana (sa¿ower) 紅花 Benkeiga-ana (tomb, Kumamoto) 弁慶 ガ穴 Bentensha (tomb, Nara) 弁天社 Bentenzuka (tomb, Nara) 弁天塚 Benzai-ten (originally, water deity) 弁才天 Bishamonzuka (tomb, Nara) 毘沙門塚 Bizen-kurumazuka (tomb, Okayama) 備前車塚 bochi (burial site) 墓地 bōgyoteki-shūraku (defended settlement) 防御的集落 343 Bohai/Bokkai/Parhae (polity, northeast Asia) 渤海 bokkotsu (oracle bone) 卜骨 bonchi (geological basin) 盆地 bosei-kyō (domestic copy of mirror) 仿製鏡 bu/ho (pace) 歩 Bungo (province: Ōita) 豊後 Buzen (province: Fukuoka/Ōita) 豊前 Can/Ts’an/San (first king; J: Richū) 讚 Chausuyama (tomb, Nara) 茶臼山 Cheju (island, Korea) 済州 Chen (Chinese mirror maker) 陳 Chen Shou (Chinese historian) 陳壽 chigi (upward extension of eave) 千木 chikiri (warp beam) 榺 Chikuzen (province: Fukuoka) 筑前 chimaki (cloth beam) 千巻 Chin-han (polity, southeast Korea) 辰韓 Ching-long/Seiryū (Chinese era) 青龍 Chinu (palace of Suinin) 茅渟 Chiwara (sites, Makimuku) 茅原 Chiwara-ōhaka (tomb, Nara) 茅原大墓 Chi-wu/Sekiu (Chinese era) 赤烏 chō (cloth counter) 張 chokujin (straight sickle) 直刃 choma/karamushi (ramie/hemp thread) 苧麻 chōna (adz) 手斧 Choson (region, northeast Asia) 朝鮮 Chūai (emperor) 仲衷 Chu-shi/Shoshi (Chinese era) 初始 Daian-ji (temple, Nara) 大安寺 Daifang/Taifu/Taebang (Korean commandery) 帯方 Daijō (Yayoi site, Mie) 大城 dairi (imperial residence) 内裏 Dan-er/Tanji (polity, southern island) 儋耳 Dan-yang (ore source, China) 丹陽 Dazaifu (city, Fukuoka) 太宰府 de/toku (gain) 得 densei-kyō (heirloom mirror) 伝世鏡 dohan-kyō (mirror from same mold) 同笵鏡 Doigahama (Yayoi site, Yamaguchi) 土井ヶ浜 dōkei-kyō (mirror from same model) 同型鏡 dōkyō (bronze mirror) 銅鏡 Dong-zhi/Dong-ye (island, southeast China) 東治 dorei (slave) 奴隷 dōtaku (bronze bell) 銅鐸 dou/jun//to/gun (capital/county) 都/郡 Ebisu (northern people) 夷 Emishi/Ezo (northern people) 蝦夷 emoko/semmoku (Ito o‰cial) 泄謨觚 enatsubo (placenta pot) 胞衣壺 Engi-shiki (Procedures of the Engi era) 延喜式 En-no-ozuna (mystic) 役小角 enpun (round mound) 円墳 Enryaku-ji (temple, Shiga) 延暦寺 entan (red lead) 鉛丹 ento haniwa (cylindrical haniwa) 円筒埴輪 Eta-funayama (tomb, Kumamoto) 江田 船山 Fu (Chinese mirror maker) 孚 fūdoki (gazetteers) 風土記 fuhito (scribe) 史 fuigo (bellows) 鞴 Fujian/Fukien (province, China) 福建 Fujinoki (tomb, Nara) 藤ノ木 fujo (female medium) 巫女 fujutsu (shamanism) 巫術 fuko/wu gu (black magic) 巫蠱 fukusōhin (grave-goods) 副葬品 Fumi (Wa population center) 不弥 fumikaeshi (reproducing a mirror from an imprint) 踏み返し Funabashi (Yayoi site, Osaka) 船橋 funbo (mounded tomb) 墳墓 fundōgata (clay weight-shaped object) 分銅型 funkyūbo (burial mound) 墳丘墓 Furu (site, Nara) 布留 Furuichi (city, Osaka) 古市 Furune Izumo (ancestor, Izumo) 出雲 振根 Futaji-no-iri-hime (mother of Chūai) 両道入姫 Futatsukayama (Yayoi site, Saga) 二塚山 futomani (divination by deities) 太占/布斗 麻邇/太兆 Futsu-no-mitama-no-ōkami (warrior with Jimmu) 布都御魂大神 344 GLOSSARY Futsunushi-no-kami (messenger to Izumo) 經津主神 gama (bulrush) 蒲 gamontai (pictorial band) 画紋帯 Gan-lu/Kanro (Chinese era) 甘露 genkan (flat-bodied lute) 阮咸 Gong-sun Gang (Korean warlord) 公孫康 Gong-zun (Korean governor-general) 弓遵 Gōnoura (port, Iki) 郷ノ浦 Gorōyama (tomb, Fukuoka) 五郎山 Goryōgadai ( Jōmon site, Kanagawa) 五領ヶ台 gōsu (small lidded vessel) 合子 Gotō (southwestern islands) 五島 gung/kō 公 gyōkaigan (tu¤ ) 凝灰岩 gyokujō (short ceremonial rod) 玉杖 gyokuzui (chalcedony) 玉髄 Habikino (city, Osaka) 羽曳野 Hachiyama-chō (Yayoi site, Tokyo) 鉢山町 hachi (sake cup) 鉢 hafuri (Shinto priest) 祝 hahaka (birch cherry) 婆波加/波波迦 haiden (worship hall) 拝殿 hai-ishi (volcanic ash) 灰石 haji (Kofun domestic pottery) 土師 haka (grave) 墓 Hakata (city, Fukuoka) 博多 hakoshikisekkan (cist grave) 箱式石棺 hakufu (white silk) 帛布/白絹 hakusai...

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9780824862848
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9780824830359
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OCLC
256473830
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2012-01-01
Language
English
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