Encyclopedia: Sun Yu

Sun Yu (Zhongyi); Sun Yü (Chung-i); 孫瑜 (仲異)

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Sun Yu (Zhongyi) 孫瑜 (仲異)

Lived: AD 176–215


Served: Wu

Served Wu. Sun Jing’s second son and cousin to Sun Quan.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Sun Yü (Chung-i)
Simplified Chinese: 孙瑜 (仲异)
Pronunciation: Sun1 Yu2 (Zhong4yi4)
Cantonese (Yale): Syun Yu (Jung-yi)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Syun Jyu (Zung-ji)

Rank and Titles

Colonel of Respect and Uprightness; Grand Administrator of Danyang (AD 204); General Who Calms the Distant; General Who Manifests Might

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Sun Yu is replaced in some versions of the novel with Sun He, his cousin.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 57

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May 13, 2014