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劉 pinyin: Liú
劉 pinyin: Liú

Liu is a common Chinese family name. The transliteration Liu can represent several different surnames written in different Chinese characters: Image File history File links Size of this preview: 600 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (612 × 612 pixel, file size: 61 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Created by myself, Qin Zhi Lau using Adobe InDesign. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 600 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (612 × 612 pixel, file size: 61 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Created by myself, Qin Zhi Lau using Adobe InDesign. ... A Chinese surname, also called a clan name or family name (姓, pinyin: x ng; or 氏, shi), is one of the over seven hundred family names used by Han Chinese and Sinicized Chinese ethnic groups. ... Transliteration is the practice of transcribing a word or text written in one writing system into another writing system. ... Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ...

  • 劉 / [[wiktionary:刘|刘], pinyin: Liú. A very common surname, as it was used by the ruling family of the Han Dynasty - a high point in the history of China.
  • 柳 pinyin: Liŭ
  • 留 pinyin: Liú
  • 六 pinyin: Liù

In Vietnamese, the name can either take the form "Liễu" (in northern regions), corresponding to 柳 in Chinese, or "Lưu" (in central or southern regions), corresponding to 刘/劉 or 留 in Chinese. The family name 六 is "Lục" in Vietnamese. Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Han Dynasty in 87 BC Capital Changan (206 BC–9 AD) Luoyang (25 AD–220 AD) Language(s) Chinese Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Chinese folk religion Government Monarchy History  - Establishment 206 BC  - Battle of Gaixia; Han rule of China begins 202 BC  - Interruption of Han rule 9 - 24  - Abdication...


In Cantonese transliteration, 刘/劉 (Liú) is Lau, whilst Liu is a different surname, 廖, pinyin: Liào, ("Liêu" in Vietnamese). Guangdong Romanization refers to the four romanization schemes published by the Guangdong Provincial Education Department in 1960 for transliterating the Standard Cantonese, Teochew, Hakka, and Hainanese spoken varieties of Chinese. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ...

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Prominent people with the family name 刘 / 劉 (Liú or Lau)

Historical

Han Dynasty in 87 BC Capital Changan (206 BC–9 AD) Luoyang (25 AD–220 AD) Language(s) Chinese Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Chinese folk religion Government Monarchy History  - Establishment 206 BC  - Battle of Gaixia; Han rule of China begins 202 BC  - Interruption of Han rule 9 - 24  - Abdication... Emperor Gao (256 BC or 247 BC–June 1, 195 BC), commonly known inside China as Gaozu, personal name Liu Bang, was the first emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, ruling over China from 202 BC until 195 BC, and one of only two dynasty founders who emerged from the... Han Dynasty in 87 BC Capital Changan (206 BC–9 AD) Luoyang (25 AD–220 AD) Language(s) Chinese Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Chinese folk religion Government Monarchy History  - Establishment 206 BC  - Battle of Gaixia; Han rule of China begins 202 BC  - Interruption of Han rule 9 - 24  - Abdication... Emperor Guangwu (January 15, 5 BC - March 29, 57), born Liu Xiu, was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, restorer of the dynasty in AD 25 and thus founder of the Later Han or Eastern Han (the restored Han Dynasty). ... The Kingdom of Shu (蜀 shǔ) (221 – 263) was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty. ... The Three Kingdoms period (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a period in the history of China, part of an era of disunity called the Six Dynasties. ... A Xiongnu belt buckle. ... The Han Zhao (Simplified Chinese script: 汉赵, Traditional Chinese script: 漢趙, pinyin: Hànzhào) (304-329) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms during the Chinese Jin Dynasty (265-420). ... The Tiefu (Simplified Chinese character: 铁弗, Traditional Chinese character: 鐵弗, pinyin: TiÄ›fú) was a pre-state Hunnic tribe during the era of Sixteen Kingdoms in China. ... The Sixteen Kingdoms, or less commonly the Sixteen States, were a collection of numerous short-lived sovereignities in the China proper and neighboring areas from AD 304 to 439 after the retreat of the Jin Dynasty (265-420) to South China and before the establishment of the Northern Dynasties. ... The Song Dynasty (宋朝, previous spelling Sung) (420-479) was first of the four Southern Dynasties in China, followed by the Qi Dynasty. ... The Southern dynasties 南朝 (nanchao in pinyin: nan2 chao2) include Song Dynasty, Qi Dynasty, Liang Dynasty and Chen Dynasty whose capital were all at Jiankang See also:Chinese history, Southern and Northern Dynasty, Chinese sovereign ... The Later Han Dynasty could refer to two dynasties in China: The Eastern Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 9) A dynasty in the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period (936-947) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article is about the Northern Han in the Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms. ... Southern Han (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) was a kingdom that existed during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period (907-960) along China’s southern coast from 917 to 971. ... Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms (Traditional Chinese: 五代十國 Simplified Chinese: 五代十国 Hanyu pinyin: Wǔdàishíguó) (907-960) was a period of political upheaval in China, between the Tang Dynasty and Song Dynasty. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is 劉 (Liu) Liú Bèi (Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) (161 – 223), courtesy name Xuándé (玄徳), was a powerful warlord and the founding emperor of the Kingdom of Shu during the Three Kingdoms era in ancient China. ... The Kingdom of Shu (蜀 shǔ) (221 – 263) was one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty. ... The Three Kingdoms period (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a period in the history of China, part of an era of disunity called the Six Dynasties. ...

Contemporary

Evelyn Lau (born July 2, 1971) is a Canadian poet and novelist. ... Sidney Lau (Traditional Chinese: 劉錫祥) wrote a series of textbooks in the 1970s, for teaching western people to speak Cantonese. ... For the journal, see Linguistics (journal). ... Lucy Alexis Liu (Chinese: 劉玉玲 Liú Yùlíng, born December 2, 1968 in Queens, New York) is an Emmy Award-nominated American actress. ... Will Liu (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; born October 7, 1972) is a popular singer both in Mainland China and Taiwan. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... PRC is a common abbreviation for: Peoples Republic of China Palestinian Red Crescent Popular Resistance Committees This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Lau Kar-Leung (Chinese: ; Mandarin: Liu Jialiang, Liu Chia-Liang; born August 1936) is a famous Hong Kong Chinese martial arts film director, choreographer and actor. ... Liu Dalin, also sometimes Dalin Liu or Ta-lin Liu, (born c. ... Andy Lau Tak-Wah is a Hong Kong Cantopop star, movie actor and producer. ... Liu Huaqing (劉華清, pinyin liu2 hua2 qing1) (b. ... PRC is a common abbreviation for: Peoples Republic of China Palestinian Red Crescent Popular Resistance Committees This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A possible likeness of Liu Hui on japanpostage stamp This is a Chinese name; the family name is 劉 (Liu) Liu Hui 劉徽 was a Chinese mathematician who lived in the 200s in the Wei Kingdom. ... Liu Qi-Chao (surname Liu) is a Chinese-born multi-instrumentalist. ... An anti-Liu Shaoqi poster, 1968. ... PRC is a common abbreviation for: Peoples Republic of China Palestinian Red Crescent Popular Resistance Committees This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Liu Sola (surname Liu; 刘索拉 in Chinese) is a Chinese composer, author, and vocalist. ... Liu Tien-hua or Liu Tianhua (Pinyin: 劉天華; 1895–1932) was a Chinese musician and a composer best known for his reformative work for the erhu (Chinese violin). ... (1895-1976) General Liu Wenhui or Liu Wen-hui, one of the warlords of Sichuan Province during Chinas Warlord era. ... Liu Wenjing (劉文靜) (568-619), courtesy name Zhaoren (肇仁), formally the Duke of Lu (魯公), was an important official and one-time chancellor of Tang Dynasty. ... Emperor Gaozu of Tang China (566 - June 25, 635), born Lee Yuan, was the founder of the Tang Dynasty of China, and the first emperor of this dynasty from 618 to 626. ... For other uses, see Liu Xiang (disambiguation). ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Liu, Xiaoqing is a very famous and talented actress in China. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is 劉 (Liu) Crystal Liu Yifei (born 25 August 1987 in Wuhan, China) is a Chinese actress and singer. ... Liu Ye (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ) (born March 23, 1978) is a Chinese actor from Jilin province. ... Tats Lau Yee Tat 劉以達 is a famous musician and comedy actor in Hong Kong. ... (1895-1976) General Liu Wenhui or Liu Wen-hui, one of the warlords of Sichuan Province during Chinas Warlord era. ... Liu Zhijun (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) (born 1954) is minister of railways in the Peoples Republic of China. ...

Prominent people with family name 柳 (Liŭ)

Liǔ Gōngquán (柳公權, 778 - 865), was a Chinese calligrapher who stood with Yan Zhenqing as the two great masters of late Tang calligraphy. ... Poets who wrote or write much of their poetry in the Chinese language. ... Contemporary Western Calligraphy. ... Liu Zongyuan (柳宗元) (773 - 819) was a Chinese writer who lived in Changan in the Tang dynasty. ... Poets who wrote or write much of their poetry in the Chinese language. ... For the band, see Tang Dynasty (band). ...

See also

  • All pages beginning with Liu

External links

  • Chinese surname history: Liu

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