Encyclopedia: Wu Yan

Wu Yan (Shize); Wu Yen (Shih-tsê); 吾彥 (士則)

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Wu Yan (Shize) 吾彥 (士則)

Lived: Unknown

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Served: Wu, Jin

Held out in his city of Jianping until Sun Hao surrendered.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Wu Yen (Shih-tsê)
Simplified Chinese: 吾彦 (士则)
Pronunciation: Wu2 Yan4 (Shi4ze2)
Cantonese (Yale): Ng Yin (Si-jak)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Ng Jin (Si-zak)
Min-Nan: Gouw Gan (Su-cek)

Other Names: Wu Yang

Name Notes: Wu Yang in the threekingdoms.com translation.

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 120



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May 13, 2014