Encyclopedia: Jian Yong

Jian Yong (Xianhe); Chien Yung (Hsien-ho); 簡雍 (憲和)

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Jian Yong (Xianhe) 簡雍 (憲和)

Lived: Unlisted

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Served: Tao Qian, Shu

Originally served Tao Qian. Persuaded Liu Zhang to surrender to Liu Bei.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chien Yung (Hsien-ho)
Simplified Chinese: 简雍 (宪和)
Pronunciation: Jian3 Yong1 (Xian4he2)
Cantonese (Yale): Gaan Yung (Hin-wo)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Gaan Jung (Hin-wo)
Min-Nan: Kan Yong (Hian-hoo)

Birthplace: Zhuojun

Other Names: Geng Yong

Name Notes: Jian Yong’s family name may have originally been ‘Geng’ (), but in the Youzhou dialect ‘Geng’ it was pronounced ‘Jian’, so he changed it.

Rank and Titles

Gentleman of the General Staff; General of Shining Virtues

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 18, 19, 22, 24, 28, 31, 35, 41, 45, 49, 63, 65

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May 13, 2014