Encyclopedia: Ma Xiu

Ma Xiu; Ma Hsiu; 馬休

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Ma Xiu 馬休

Lived: AD ?–212

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Served: Wei, Ma Teng

Second son of Ma Teng. Executed by Cao Cao on his way to Xuchang.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ma Hsiu
Simplified Chinese: 马休
Pronunciation: Ma3 Xiu1
Cantonese (Yale): Ma Yau
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Maa Jau
Min-Nan: Ma Hiu

Birthplace: Longxi

Rank and Titles

Chief Commandant of the Charioteers

Family and Relationships

Ma Teng (Father); Ma Chao, Ma Tie (Brothers)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 57, 58



Novel and History

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Literature and Language


May 13, 2014