Encyclopedia: Hu Cheer

Hu Che’er; Hu Ch‘ê–êrh; 胡赤兒

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Hu Che’er 胡赤兒

Lived: Unknown

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Served: Niu Fu

Advisor to Niu Fu. He betrayed him and sided with Lü Bu, who executed him.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hu Ch‘ê–êrh
Simplified Chinese: 胡赤儿
Pronunciation: Hu2 Chi4er2  Pronunciation

Name Notes: Hu Che’er is frequently confused with Hu Juer of Zhang Xiu, but they are, indeed, separate people. Hu Che’er’s name is sometimes typed with or without an apostrophe (Che’er or Cheer), and at times with a hypen instead (Che-er). To complicate matters further, sometimes his name is mistranslated as ‘Chi’er’, with all the according grammatical variations.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 9

Search Results

Hu Che’er Confusion
Date: 05/12     Replies: 9
Hu Chu-Er?
Date: 01/03     Replies: 18



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April 10, 2023