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Name (family, given), style, Wade-Giles, tones, traditional and simplified Chinese.

Officer Name
Traditional Chinese,
Simplified Chinese
Ch‘i Chi 戚寄
Persuaded by Liu Fu to defect around the year 197.
嵇康 (叔夜)
Chi K‘ang (Shu-yeh) 嵇康 (叔夜)
One of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove. He was exeuted by Sima Zhao.

Notes: Sometimes translated incorrectly as Xi Kang.

Chi Ling 纪灵
Served under Yuan Shu. A fierce warrior who was killed by Zhang Fei.
吉邈 (文然)
Chi Miao (Wên-jan) 吉邈 (文然)
Son of Ji Ping. Joined Geng Ji’s coup to avenge his father but was killed in the fighting.

Notes: Ji Miao sometimes appears as Ji Mao. The correct translation of 邈 is Miao.

吉穆 (思然)
Chi Mu (Ssŭ-jan) 吉穆 (思然)
Son of Ji Ping. Fled the capital but returned secretly. Died in Geng Ji’s coup.
Chi P‘ing 吉平
Court physician from Luoyang. Forced to commit suicide by Cao Cao.

Notes: Also referenced by the name Chi T’ai in the Brewitt-Taylor translation. Called Ji Ben in SGZ and ZZTJ.

Chi Shao 嵇绍
Son of Ji Kang. Nominated to office after his father’s death by Shan Tao.

Notes: Sometimes translated incorrectly as Xi Shao.

賈充 (公閭)
Chia Ch‘ung (Kung-lü) 贾充 (公闾)
Suggested usurpation of the throne to Sima Yan and opposed invasion of Wu.
Chia Fan 贾范
Officer of Gongsun Yuan. Was executed by Yuan for opposing his declaration of independence.
Chia Hua 贾华
Officer of Wu. Guarded Sun Quan at the battle of Hefei.
賈逵 (梁道)
Chia K‘uei (Liang-tao) 贾逵 (梁道)
Served as strategist to Cao Xiu, seeing through Zhou Fang’s plot.
Chia Hsin 贾信
Left to guard Liyang while Cao Cao went to fight Liu Biao. Defeated two rebels.
賈詡 (文和)
Chia Hsü (Wên-ho) 贾诩 (文和)
Skillful advisor. Served Dong Zhuo, Li Jue, Guo Si, Zhang Xiu, then Cao Cao.

Notes: Jia Xu is pronounced Jia2 Xu3 because of the 3rd tone preceeding the second in his normal given name. His name and style name should be pronounced and said as “Jia3 Wen2 He2”, not “Jia2 Wen2 He2”

Chien Shuo 蹇硕
One of the Ten Regular Attendants. Killed by fellow eunuch Guo Sheng.

Notes: The character 碩 can also be translated as Shi and in some academic sources this is considered to be the standard translation (e.g. anything by Rafe de Crespigny). We are using Jian Shuo because that is the most commonly used Romanization.

簡雍 (憲和)
Chien Yung (Hsien-ho) 简雍 (宪和)
Trusted friend of Liu Bei, a wit and often used as envoy. Persuaded Liu Zhang to surrender.

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

Chiang Pan 蒋班
Advised Zhuge Dan to force a battle to escape but was rejected. Surrendered to Wei.
Chiang Pin 蒋斌
Served Shu as a general under Liu Shan. Later surrendered to Zhong Hui.
蔣幹 (子翼)
Chiang Kan (Tzŭ-i) 蒋干 (子翼)
Friend of Zhou Yu, he was sent to spy on Wu but was tricked, helping to cause Wei’s defeat at Chibi.
Chiang Kung 江宫
Bandit who was defeated and killed by Li Tong.
蔣濟 (子通)
Chiang Chi (Tzŭ-t‘ung) 蒋济 (子通)
Advised against moving the capital when Guan Yu attacked. Helped Sima Yi deal with Cao Shuang.

Notes: Known as Drunkard Jiang in his early days. Also known as Master Jiang for the works he wrote.

蔣欽 (公奕)
Chiang Ch‘in (Kung-i) 蒋钦 (公奕)
Led the volunteer forces that joined Sun Ce in the battle of Qu’e.
Chiang Shih 蒋石
Local leader, sent Han Sui’s head to Cao Cao. May have killed Han Sui.
Chiang Shu 蒋舒
Jiang Wei highly prized his talent, was disgruntled and defected in Wei’s invasion.
蔣琬 (公琰)
Chiang Wan (Kung-yen) 蒋琬 (公琰)
Served Shu starting with the Yi invasion. Trusted and influential. Died as Regent.
姜維 (伯約)
Chiang Wei (Po-yüeh) 姜维 (伯约)
Served Shu as Minister of War, eventually inheriting Zhuge Liang’s responsibilities.
Chiang Hsien 蒋显
Sent by Liu Shan to order Jiang Wei to surrender.
姜敘 (伯奕)
Chiang Hsü (Po-i) 姜叙 (伯奕)
Helped to drive out Ma Chao, but Ma Chao killed his mother, defeated Ma Chao again later on.
Chiang Ich‘ü 蒋义渠
Officer of Yuan Shao. Comforted Yuan Shao after his defeat at Guandu.
姜子牙[呂望] (子牙)
Chiang Tzŭya [Lü Wang] (Tzŭ-ya) 姜子牙[吕望] (子牙)
Zhou Dynasty. Legendary historical figure. Resided by the Weishu River 3,000 years ago.

Notes: Lü Wang is most commonly referred to as ‘Jiang Ziya’ a combination of his ancestral name, Jiang (姓), and his style name, Ziya (子牙). ‘Lü Wang’ in Romance of the Three Kingdoms. ‘Jiang Ziya’ in Warriors Orochi 2.

Chiao Ch‘u 焦触
Served Yuan Xi with Zhang Nan. Betrayed to Cao Cao. Killed by Han Dang at Chibi.
Chiao Chiao (Chiao Chêngch‘iang) 焦矫(焦征羌)
Head of a powerful family in Runan. Treated Bu Zhi poorly when he came for aid.

Notes: Jiao Jiao, as Magistrate of Zhengqiang, also became known as Jiao Zhengqiang (as such you may see him referenced by this name). The name Qiao has also been associated with him and we are attempting to source it.

Chiao I 焦彝
Advisor of Zhuge Dan, slipped over the walls and surrendered to Wei.
伊籍 (機伯)
Yin Chi (Chi-po) 伊籍 (机伯)
Received favour comparable to Mi Zhu, helped compile the administrative code.

Notes: ‘Yi Ji’ in novel translations and games. ’伊’, Romanized, is Yin, as is the case in Rafe de Crespigny’s works and is the standard Romanization of other instances in names. As such, Yin Ji instead of Ji Yi [Wade-Giles: I Chi].

Chin Shang 金尚
Imperial Protector of Yangzhou. Executed after declining office from Yuan Shu.
金旋 (元機)
Chin Hsüan (Yüan-chi) 金旋 (元机)
Served as Governor of Wuling. Defeated by Zhang Fei.

Notes: Called Jin Shun in Liu Bei’s SGZ.

金祎 (德禕)
Chin I (Tê-i) 金禕 (德祎)
Descendant of Jin Midi. Advised Geng Ji on killing Wang Bi. Died fighting in the coup.

Notes: May also have been Jin Wei, son of Jin Shang.

Chinhuansanchieh 金环三结
An officer of Meng Huo, he died fighting the Shu army during their attack.

Notes: ‘Jinhua Sanjie’ in the online Brewitt-Taylor translation.

Chü Ku 沮鹄
Maintained Handan. Defeated by Zhang Liao and shot while fleeing.

Notes: Appears in some Koei games, and a few other sources, as Ju Hu.

Chü Kuang 鞠光
Rebelled against Wei in Xiping, but was killed by his own followers.
Chü Shou 沮授
Urged caution when attacking Cao Cao but was ignored and demoted.
闞澤 (德潤)
K‘an Tsê (Tê-jun) 闞泽 (德润)
Delivered Huang Gai’s false letter of defection to Cao Cao.
King Ch‘êlichi 彻里吉大王
Fictional. King of Western Qiang. Ally of Cao Rui.

Notes: Frequently written ‘King Cheli Ji’.

King Tossŭ 思朵大王
Officer of Meng Huo. Said to be the wisest man in all of Nanman.
King K‘opinêng 轲比能大王
Unifier of the Xianbei tribe. Fought often with Wei until he was assassinated.

Notes: You may also see him as Kebinang, Ke Binang, Kebe Neng, Kebe Nang, etc.

King Mêng Huo 孟獲大王
Ruled Nanman after Shamoke’s death. Captured and released seven times by Kongming.

Notes: In pronunciation, Meng is his surname, Huo his given name. Da means “big/large” and Wang means King, for your information, Wang2 is only one word for King, Emperors have different titles, usually Huang2 Di4.

King Mulu 木鹿大王
A Nanman chieftan. Initially drove back Zhuge Liang’s armies with his magic.
King Shamok‘o 沙摩柯大王
Originally a tribal leader, he helped Liu Bei at Yiling but died fighting Wu.
King Wut‘uku 兀突骨大王
Ruled the cave dwelling Wuguo Kingdom in south China. Twelve spans tall.
孔融 (文舉)
K‘ung Jung (Wên-chü) 孔融 (文举)
A famed scholar who did not always get on with his lords. One of the Seven Masters.
K‘ung Shang 孔尚
Great-great-grandfather of Kong Rong, who served Wei.
K’ung Hsien 孔羡
Descendant of Confucius who was enfeoffed by Cao Pi for the purpose of offering sacrifice to Confucius.
K‘ung Hsiu 孔秀
One of the defenders of the Passes killed by Guan Yu.
孔昱 (世元)
K‘ung Yü (Shih-yüan) 孔昱 (世元)
One of the Eight Paragons of Jiangxia. Scholar who took a moral line on when to serve.

Notes: Also known as Kong Yi (Yi4 翊). Styled Shiyuan or Yuanshi (Yuan4shi4 元世).

K‘ung Chou (Chi-chiang) 孔宙
Father of Kong Rong and Kong Bao. Steele was set up on his death.
孔伷 (公緒)
K‘ung Chou (Kung-hsü) 孔伷 (公绪)
Known for his eloquent way of speaking. He joined alliance against Dong Zhuo.

Notes: Sometimes you can find his name incorrectly translated as Kong You2.

蒯良 (子柔)
K‘uai Liang (Tzŭ-jou) 蒯良 (子柔)
Adviser of Liu Biao. Came up with the plan that resulted in Sun Jian’s death.
K‘uai Ch‘i 蒯祺
Governor of Fangling. Killed by Meng Da’s troops. Supposedly related to Kuai Yue.
蒯越 (異度)
K‘uai Yüeh (I-tu) 蒯越 (异度)
Younger brother of Kuai Liang. Became a vassal of Wei when Cao Cao took Jing.



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