Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Chinese (Rare)
Pronounced Pron. MUng [key]
Other Forms Forms蒙, 猛
Edit Status Status [contributor]
Eminent, powerful. Bold, deceiving. Fierce, ferocious. The first of the series. The first month. The eldest.The surname of Mencius(Meng Zi), the second most popular Confucian philosopher after Confucius(Kung Fuzi) himself. Most known for his contrasting thoughts against traditional Confucian teaching. Confucianism hold the rulers/leaders above the common citizen while Meng Zi argued that the people have the rights to overthrow or kill the tyrant if need to be..."I have merely heard of killing a villain Zhou, but I have not heard of murdering "him as" the ruler." At this point if a ruler does not do their job well he no longer have the rights to rule.A clan of prominent military generals and strategists from the Qin Dynasty in China. Meng Wu, Meng Tian, and Meng Yi whom played significant roles in Chinese history.