Encyclopedia: Huang Chengyan

Huang Chengyan; Huang Ch‘êngyen; 黃承彦

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Huang Chengyan 黃承彦

Lived: Unknown

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Served: Han

Father of Zhuge Liang’s wife. A prominent scholar of the Later Han Dynasty.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Huang Ch‘êngyen
Simplified Chinese: 黄承彦
Pronunciation: Huang2 Cheng2yan4
Cantonese (Yale): Wong Singyin
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Wong Singjin
Min-Nan: Ui Singan

Name Notes: Incorrectly referenced as Huang Chenyan ( [Cheng2] as ‘Chen’) in many sites, biographies, and in some Brewitt-Taylor translations.

Family and Relationships

Huang Yueying (Daughter); Zhuge Liang (Son-in-law); Zhuge Qiao, Zhuge Zhan (Grandsons)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 37, 84, 117



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May 13, 2014