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King Meng Huo; King Mêng Huo; 孟獲大王

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King Meng Huo 孟獲大王


Game Name:
Meng Huo

Lived: Unknown


Served: Nanman

Ruled Nanman after Shamoke’s death. Captured and released seven times by Kongming.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: King Mêng Huo
Simplified Chinese: 孟獲大王
Pronunciation: Meng4 Huo4 Da4 Wang2  Pronunciation
Min-Nan: Benghek Tayong

Other Names: Meng Huo

Name 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.

Family and Relationships

Lady Zhurong ƒ (Wife); Hua Man ƒ (Daughter)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Whether Meng Huo existed historically is a debated subject, though he does appear by name in Han Jin Chun Qiu and Hua Yang Guo Zhi, two sources cited by Pei Songzhi.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 8591

Search Results

Existence of Guan Suo and Meng Huo
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Meng Huo SGYY Bio
Date: 07/04     Replies: 5



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February 17, 2023