Encyclopedia: Cheng Yin

Cheng Yin; Ch‘êng Yin; 程銀

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Cheng Yin 程銀

Lived: AD ?–211

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Served: Han Sui, Zhang Lu, Wei

One of Han Sui’s Eight Knights. Died fighting Cao Cao at Wei Nan.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ch‘êng Yin
Simplified Chinese: 程银
Pronunciation: Cheng2 Yin2
Cantonese (Yale): Ching Ngan
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Cing Ngan
Min-Nan: Thia Gin

Birthplace: Hedong

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically went with Ma Chao to Zhang Lu, surrendered to Cao Cao along with Pang De.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 58

Sanguozhi: Wei 8, Shu 6

Zizhi tongjian: 66-67



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April 10, 2023