GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: 武, 务, etc. (Chinese)
From Chinese 武 (wǔ)
meaning "military, martial" (which is generally only masculine) or 务 (wù)
meaning "affairs, business", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly. This was the name of several Chinese rulers, including the 2nd-century BC Emperor Wu of Han (name spelled 武
) who expanded the empire and made Confucianism the state philosophy.