Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage Chinese
Scripts 武, 务, etc.(Chinese) 武, 務, etc.(Traditional Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. OO  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Chinese () meaning "military, martial" (which is generally only masculine) or () meaning "affairs, business", as well as other characters that are pronounced similarly. This was the name of several Chinese rulers, including the 2nd-century BC emperor Wu of Han (a posthumous name, spelled ) who expanded the empire and made Confucianism the state philosophy.

Related Names

Other ReadingsTakeshi(Japanese)

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Traditional depiction of Emperor Wu of HanTraditional depiction of Emperor Wu of Han


Entry updated December 7, 2022