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Wang Dun; Wang Tun; 王惇

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Wang Dun 王惇

Lived: AD ?–256

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Served: Wu

Minister of Wu who was executed by Sun Chen.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Wang Tun
Simplified Chinese: 王惇
Pronunciation: Wang2 Dun1
Cantonese (Yale): Wong Deun
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Wong Deon
Min-Nan: Ong Tun

Other Names: Wang Chun

Name Notes: Appears as Wang Chun in both the Moss Roberts and online Brewitt-Taylor translations of the novel.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 111, 113

Sanguozhi: Wu 2-3, Wu 19



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May 13, 2014