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総領, 惣領, 總領, そうりょう

  • sōryō

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • eldest child
  • oldest child
  • first-born child

Definition

  • child who carries on the family name

Definition

  • pre-ritsuryo official established in key provinces, responsible for administration of his home and surrounding provinces

Definition

  • head of a warrior clan (Kamakura period)

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