Liliana Rojo SS.198-212 Volcabulary terms

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ClanThese villages were ruled by powerful clan,or extended families .
ShintoOver time , these rituals became a central part of the traditional religion of Japan .
Prince ShotokuOne of the people most influential in bringing Chinese ideas to Japan .
RegentA regent is a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone.
CourtA group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler .
Lady Murasak ShikibuOne of the greatest writers in early Japanese history .
ZenPopular new form of Buddhism called zen arrived from China .
Unprecedented Having no equal .
Equestrian Related to horses.
Mustered Gathered together .
BrocadesRich cloths with design waves into them.
Cormorants Large diving birds.
Inferiority Lower rank.
Unpretentious Simple modest
Coronets Small crowns
Daimyo Japan's large lando winners ,or daimyo
SamuraiThey hired samurai,artrained professional warriors.
FighureheadA person who appears to rule , even though real power rests with someone else .
ShogunA general who ruled Japan in the emperors name.
BushidoThe samurai code of rules was known as Bushido.