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English translation: eunuch officer

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09:30 Jan 15, 2008
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Tourism & Travel / 甘肃省,兰州市,白塔山
Chinese term or phrase: 内临
元代所建的白塔已不复存在了,现存的白塔系明景泰年间(公元一四五零~一四五六年)为镇守甘肃内临刘永成重建.
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Local time: 13:57
English translation:eunuch officer
Explanation:
Yes, it is 内监 instead of 内临.

内监 = 宦官,俗称太监或“老公”。文书上的称谓很多,例如有阉人、阉宦、宦者、中官、内官、内臣、内侍、太监、内监等等。这些男子生殖器官被阉割后失去性功能而成为不男不女的中性人,这批人是历代王朝在宫廷内侍奉皇帝及其家属的奴仆。

I think Eunuch Officer is a safe translation for this term.
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eunuch officer


Explanation:
Yes, it is 内监 instead of 内临.

内监 = 宦官,俗称太监或“老公”。文书上的称谓很多,例如有阉人、阉宦、宦者、中官、内官、内臣、内侍、太监、内监等等。这些男子生殖器官被阉割后失去性功能而成为不男不女的中性人,这批人是历代王朝在宫廷内侍奉皇帝及其家属的奴仆。

I think Eunuch Officer is a safe translation for this term.

Wallace Gu
China
Local time: 09:57
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