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You are viewing the etymology of 大君 meaning: (Noun) (honorific) a lord. (honorific) an imperial prince. During the Edo period, an alternative title for the 将軍 of the Tokugawa government, used in communications with other countries. In ancient [...](honorific) a lord. (honorific) an imperial prince. During the Edo period, an alternative title for the 将軍 of the Tokugawa government, used in communications with other countries. In ancient [...]. You may also see other Japanese etymologies of 大君.
Japanese word 大君 comes from Middle Chinese 大君.

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大君 detailed word origin explanation

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大君 Middle Chinese (ltc)
大君 Japanese (jpn) (honorific) a lord. (honorific) an imperial prince. During the Edo period, an alternative title for the 将軍 of the Tokugawa government, used in communications with other countries. In ancient China, a title given to a royal heir.