From the Wade-Giles romanization of (etyl) (etyl)
(en proper noun
(historic) Suzhou, a city in southern Jiangsu province in China, whence:
# (historic) A county of imperial and Republican China around Suzhou.
# (historic) A commandery of imperial China around Suzhou.
A historic and cultural region of China around the mouth of the Yangtze River, whence:
# The family of Chinese languages spoken in that region, including Shanghainese and Suzhounese, the second-most spoken family after Mandarin.
# (historic) The kingdom ruled by the Ji family from Wuxi and then Suzhou during the Spring and Autumn period of China's Zhou dynasty.
# A common Chinese surname:
# (historic) The kingdom ruled by the Sun family from Ezhou and Nanjing during the Three Kingdoms interregnum following China's Han dynasty.
# (historic) The kingdom ruled by Li Zitong from Yangzhou and Hangzhou during the interregnum following China's Sui dynasty.
# (historic) The kingdom ruled by the Yang family from Yangzhou during the Ten Kingdoms interregnum following China's Tang dynasty.
# (historic) The kingdom ruled by the Qian family from Hangzhou and Shaoxing during the Ten Kingdoms interregnum following China's Tang dynasty.
* Gusu, Helu City, Suzhou (Suzhou )
* Wuxian, Wu-hsien (county )
* Wujun, Wu-chun (commandery )
* Wu Chinese, Jiangnan, Wuyue, Jiangzhe (language family )
* Gou Wu, Gouwu, Gong Wu, Gongwu (Spring & Autumn Period realm )
* Dong Wu, Dongwu, Eastern Wu, Sun Wu (Three Kingdoms realm )
* Huainan, Hongnong, Southern Wu, Yang Wu (Ten Kingdoms realm ruled from Yangzhou )
* Wuyue (Ten Kingdoms realm ruled from Hangzhou )
* Woo (surname )
From the Wade-Giles romanization of the (etyl) (etyl) .
(The Wu Emperor)
Although the Chinese usage of Wu as a posthumous name is adjectival and should properly be translated — as, e.g., "the Martial Emperor of the Han dynasty" — or treated as an epithet in a similar manner to emperors called after their era names — as, e.g., "the Hongwu Emperor of the Ming dynasty" — it is much more common to encounter them in English sources treated as proper names — as, e.g., "Emperor Wu of the Han dynasty" — despite the Chinese meaning nothing of the sort.
* Woo (surname )
* martial, war-like, etc. (royal epithet )
From the Wade-Giles romanization of (etyl) (etyl) , etc.