Index of Court Titles

官位一覧

RankJapaneseRomajiOfficial PositionJapaneseRomaji
Senior First Rank正一位shōichiiChief Advisor to the Emperor関白kanpaku
Junior First Rank従一位juichiiGrand Minister太政大臣dajō-daijin
Senior Second Rank正二位shōniiMinister of the Left Division左大臣sadaijin
Minister of the Right Division右大臣udaijin
Junior Second Rank従二位juniiMinister of the Interior内大臣naidiajin
Superintendent of the Chamberlain’s Office蔵人別当kurondō-bettō
Senior Third Rank正三位shōsaniChief Councilor of State大納言dainagon
Provisional Chief Councilor of State権大納言gondainagon
Junior Third Rank従三位jusaniVice-Councilor of State中納言chūnagon
Provisional Vice-Councilor of State権中納言gonchūnagon
Head of the Board of Censors弾正尹danjōin
General of Imperial Guardsman of the Left Division左近衛大将sakonedaishō
Imperial Guardsman of the Right Division右近衛大将ukonoe-daishō
Governor-General of Kyūshū太宰帥dazai-sochi
Senior Fourth Rank (Upper)正四位上shōshii no jōMinister of Central Affairs中務卿nakatsukasa-kyō
Senior Fourth Rank (Lower)正四位下shōshii no geCouncilor参議sangi
Minister of Education式部卿shikibukyō
Minister of Civil Affairs治部卿jibukyō
Minister of Popular Affairs民部卿minbukyō
Minister of Military Affairs兵部卿hyōbukyō
Minister of Justice刑部卿gyōbukyō
Minister of the Treasury大蔵卿ōkurakyō
Minister of the Sovereign’s Household宮内卿kunaikyō
Junior Fourth Rank (Upper)従四位上jushii no jōMajor Controller of the Left Division左大弁sadaiben
Major Controller of the Right Division右大弁udaiben
Head Chamberlain蔵人頭kurōdonotō
Junior Fourth Rank (Lower)従四位下jushii no geMaster of the Eastern Capital Office左京大夫sakyō no daibu
Master of the Western Capital Office右京大夫ukyō no daibu
Senior Assistant for Police and Security弾上大弼danjō-daihitsu
Lieutenant General of Imperial Guards for the Left Division左近衛中将sakonoe-chūjō
Provisional Lieutenant General of Imperial Guards for the Left Division左近衛権中将sakonoe-gonchūjō
Lieutenant General of Imperial Guards for the Right Division右近衛中将ukonoe-chūjō
Provisional Lieutenant General of Imperial Guards for the Right Division右近衛権中将ukonoe-gonchūjō
Chief of Outer Palace Guards for the Left Division左衛門督saemon no kami
Chief of Outer Palace Guards for the Right Division右衛門督uemon no kami
Chief of Palace Guards for the Left Division左兵衛督sahyōe no kami
Chief of Palace Guards for the Right Division右兵衛督uhyōe no kami
Vice Governor-General of Kyūshū太宰大弐dazai-daini
Chief Investigator of Records of Outgoing Officials勘解由長官kageyu no kami
Senior Fifth Rank (Upper)正五位上shōgoi no jōMiddle Controller of the Left Division左中弁sachūben
Middle Controller of the Right Division右中弁uchūben
Vice Minister of Central Affairs中務大輔nakatsukasa-taifu
Master of the Palace Table大膳大夫daizen-taifu
Master of the Office of Palace Repairs修理大夫shuri-taifu
Junior Assistant Govenor-General of Kyūshū太宰少弐dazai-shōni
Senior Fifth Rank (Lower)正五位下shōgoi no geJunior Controller of the Left Division左少弁sashōben
Junior Controller of the Right Division右少弁ushōben
Vice Minister of Education式部大輔shikibu-taifu
Vice Minister of Civil Affairs治部大輔jibu-taifu
Vice Minister of Popular Affairs民部大輔minbu-taifu
Vice Minister of Military Affairs兵部大輔hyōbu-taifu
Vice Minister of Justice刑部大輔gyōbu-taifu
Vice Minister of the Sovereign’s Household宮内大輔kunai-taifu
Deputy Inspector弾正少弼danjō-shōhitsu
Major General of Imperial Guards of the Left Division左近衛少将sakonoe-shōshō
Provisional Major General of Imperial Guards of the Left Division左近衛権少将sakonoe-gonshōshō
Major General of Imperial Guards of the Right Division右近衛少将ukonoe-shōshō
Provisional Major General of Imperial Guards of the Right Division右近衛権少将ukonoe-gonshōshō
Junior Fifth Rank (Upper)従五位上jugoi no jōJunior Assistant Minister of Central Affairs中務少輔nakatsukasa-shōyū
Head of Security帯刀先生tachihaki-senjō
Director of the Bureau of Imperial Attendants大舎人頭ōtoneri no kami
Director of the Bureau of Drawings and Scripts図書頭zusho no kami
Director of the Bureau of Decoration内匠頭takumi no kami
Director of the Bureau of Academics大学頭daigaku no kami
Director of the Bureau of Cultural Affairs雅楽頭uta no kami
Chief Diplomat玄蕃頭genba no kami
Director of the Bureau of Accounting主計頭kazue no kami
Director of the Bureau of Taxation主税頭chikara no kami
Director of the Bureau of Carpentry木工頭moku no kami
Director of the Imperial Cavalry of the Left Division左馬頭sama no kami
Director of the Imperial Cavalry of the Right Division右馬頭uma no kami
Director of the Bureau of Military Storehouses兵庫頭hyōgo no kami
Assistant Captain of Outer Palace Guards of the Left Division左衛門佐saemon no suke
Assistant Captain of Outer Palace Guards of the Right Division右衛門佐uemon no suke
Assistant Captain of Imperial Guards of the Left Division左兵衛佐sahyōe no suke
Assistant Captain of Imperial Guards of the Right Division右兵衛佐uhyōe no suke
Governor of Yamato大和守yamato no kami
Governor of Kawachi河内守kawachi no kami
Governor of Ise伊勢守ise no kami
Governor of Musashi武蔵守musashi no kami
Governor of Shimōsa下総守shimōsa no kami
Governor of Ōmi近江守ōmi no kami
Governor of Mutsu陸奥守mutsu no kami
Governor of Echizen越前守echizen no kami
Governor of Harima播磨守harima no kami
Governor of Higo肥後守higo no kami
Imperial Archives Keeper of the Fifth Rank五位蔵人goi no kurōdo
Junior Fifth Rank (Lower)従五位下jugoi no geChamberlain侍従jijū
Director of the Bureau of Keys and Facilities大監物daikenmotsu
Assistant Vice-Minister of Education式部少輔shikibu-shōyū
Assistant Vice-Minister of Civil Affairs治部少輔jibu-shōyū
Assistant Vice-Minister of Popular Affairs民部少輔minbu-shōyū
Assistant Vice-Minister of the Military兵部少輔hyōbu-shōyū
Assistant Vice-Minister of Justice刑部少輔gyōbu-shōyū
Assistant Vice-Minister of the Treasury大蔵少輔ōkura-shōyū
Assistant Vice-Minister of the Sovereign’s Household宮内少輔kunai-shōyū
Assistant Master of the Eastern Capital Office左京亮sakyō no suke
Assistant Master of the Western Capital Office右京亮ukyō no suke
Assistant Officer for the Palace Table大膳亮taizen no suke
Assistant Officer of Palace Repairs修理亮shuri no suke
Director of the Bureau of Palace Storehouses内蔵頭kura no kami
Director of the Bureau of Palace Wardrobes縫殿頭nuidono no kami
Director of the Bureau of Palace Kitchens大炊頭ōi no kami
Director of the Imperial Palace Keeper’s Bureau主殿頭tonomo no kami
Director of the Bureau of Palace Maintenance掃部頭kamon no kami
Assistant Director of the Office of Investigators of Outgoing Officials勘解由次官kageyu no suke
Governor of Yamashiro山城守yamashiro no kami
Governor of Settsu摂津守settsu no kami
Governor of Owari尾張守owari no kami
Governor of Mikawa三河守mikawa no kami
Governor of Tōtōmi遠江守tōtōmi no kami
Governor of Suruga駿河守suruga no kami
Governor of Kai甲斐守kai no kami
Governor of Sagami相模守sagami no kami
Governor of Mino美濃守mino no kami
Governor of Shinano信濃守shinano no kami
Governor of Shimotsuke下野守shimotsuke no kami
Governor of Dewa出羽守dewa no kami
Governor of Kaga加賀守kaga no kami
Governor of Etchū越中守etchū no kami
Governor of Echigo越後守echigo no kami
Governor of Tanba丹波守tanba no kami
Governor of Tajima但馬守tajima no kami
Governor of Inaba因幡守inaba no kami
Governor of Hōki伯耆守hōki no kami
Governor of Izumo出雲守izumo no kami
Governor of Mimasaka美作守mimasaka no kami
Governor of Bizen備前守bizen no kami
Governor of Bitchū備中守bitchū no kami
Governor of Bingo備後守bingo no kami
Governor of Aki安芸守aki no kami
Governor of Suō周防守suō no kami
Governor of Kii紀伊守kii no kami
Governor of Awa阿波守awa no kami
Governor of Sanuki讃岐守sanuki no kami
Governor of Iyo伊予守iyo no kumi
Governor of Chikuzen筑前守chikuzen no kami
Governor of Chikugo筑後守chikugo no kami
Governor of Bungo豊後守bungo no kami
Senior Sixth Rank (Upper)正六位上shōrokui no jōSenior Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs大外記daigeki
First Secretary of the Left Division左大史sadaishi
First Secretary of the Right Division右大史udaishi
Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Central Affairs中務大丞nakatsukasa-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Central Affairs大内記dainaiki
Chief of the Bureau of Palace Storehouses内蔵正kura no kami
Chief of the Bureau of Imperial Family Registry正親正ōkimi no kami
Chief of the Palace Table内膳正naizen no kami
Assistant Director of the Palace Table Office奉膳buzen
Chief of the Brewery造酒正miki no kami
Chief of the Eastern City東市正higashinoichi no kami
Chief of the Western City西市正nishinoichi no kami
Senior Inspector of the Board of Censors弾正大忠danjō-daichū
Captain of the Imperial Guards of the Left Division左近将監sakon no shōgen
Captain of the Imperial Guards of the Right Division右近将監ukon no shōgen
Senior Sixth Rank (Lower)正六位下shōrokui no geSenior Secretary of the Bureau of Education式部大丞shikibu-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Bureau of Civil Affairs治部大丞jibu-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Bureau of Popular Affairs民部大丞minbu-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Bureau of the Military兵部大丞hyōbu-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Bureau of Justice刑部大丞gyōbu-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Minister of the Treasury大蔵大丞ōkura-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Minister of the Sovereign’s Household宮内大丞kunai-taijō
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Imperial Attendants大舎人助ōtoneri no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Drawings and Books図書助zusho no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Decoration内匠助takumi no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Academics大学助daigaku no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Cultural Affairs雅楽助uta no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Diplomacy玄蕃助genba no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Accounting主計助kazue no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Taxation主税助chikara no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Carpentry木工助moku no suke
Assistant Captain of the Bureau of Cavalry of the Left Division左馬助sama no suke
Assistant Captain of the Bureau of Cavalry of the Right Division右馬助uma no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Military Storehouses兵庫助hyōgo no suke
Chief of the Imperial Guards隼人正hayato no kami
Chief of the Weaving Office織部正oribe no kami
Chief of the Bureau of Imperial Hostesses釆女正uneme no kami
Junior Inspector of the Board of Censors弾正少忠danjō-shōchū
Deputy Governor of Kazusa上総介kazusa no suke
Deputy Governor of Hitachi常陸介hitachi no suke
Deputy Governor of Kōzuke上野介kōzuke no suke
Governor of Awa安房守awa no kami
Governor of Wakasa若狭守wakasa no kami
Governor of Noto能登守noto no kami
Governor of Sado佐渡守sado no kami
Governor of Iwami石見守iwami no kami
Governor of Nagato長門守nagato no kami
Governor of Tosa土佐守tosa no kami
Governor of Hyūga日向守hyūga no kami
Governor of Ōsumi大隅守ōsumi no kami
Governor of Satsuma薩摩守satsuma no kami
Junior Sixth Rank (Upper)従六位上jurokui no jōJunior Secretary of the Bureau of Central Affairs中務少丞nakatsukasa-shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Education式部少丞shikibu-shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Civil Affairs治部少丞jibu-shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Popular Affairs民部少丞minbu-shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of the Military兵部少丞hyōbu-shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Justice刑部少丞gyōbu-shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of the Treasury大蔵少丞ōkura-shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of the Imperial Household宮内少丞kunai-shōjō
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Palace Storehouses内蔵助kura no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Palace Wardrobes縫殿助nuidono no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Palace Dining大炊助ōi no suke
Assistant Director of the Palace Keepers’ Bureau主殿助tonomo no suke
Assistant Director of the Bureau of Palace Maintenance掃部助kamon no suke
Manager of the Office of Waterworks主水正mondo no kami
Assistant Director of Palace Attendants舎人助toneri no kami
Manager of the Palace Table主膳正shuzen no kami
Manager of the Palace Storehouses主蔵正kura no kami
First Lieutenant of Outer Palace Guards of the Left Division左衛門大尉saemon-taijō
First Lieutenant of Outer Palace Guards of the Right Division右衛門大尉uemon-taijō
First Lieutenant of Imperial Guards of the Left Division左兵衛大尉sahyōe-taijō
First Lieutenant of Imperial Guards of the Right Division右兵衛大尉uhyōe-taijō
Assistant Governor of Dewa Province出羽介dewa no suke
Chamberlain of the Sixth Rank六位蔵人rokui no kurōdo
Junior Sixth Rank (Lower)従六位下jurokui no geSenior Secretary of the Eastern Capital Office左京大進sakyō-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Western Capital Office右京大進ukyō-taijō
Senior Secretary of the Palace Table大膳大進taizen-taijō
Senior Secretary for Maintenance修理大進shuri-taijō
Manager of the Imperial Palace Keepers’ Bureau主殿首tonomori no kami
Manager of Construction主工首takumi no kami
Manager of the Bureau of Imperial Cavalry主馬首shume no kami
Secretary of the Office of Investigators of Outgoing Officials勘解由判官kageyu no jō
Governor of Izumi和泉守izumi no kami
Governor of Iga伊賀守iga no kami
Governor of Shima志摩守shima no kami
Governor of Izu伊豆守izu no kami
Governor of Hida飛騨守hida no kami
Governor of Oki隠岐守oki no kami
Governor of Awaji淡路守awaji no kami
Governor of Iki壱岐守iki no kami
Governor of Tsushima対馬守tsushima no kami
Senior Seventh Rank (Upper)正七位上shōshichii no jōJunior Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs少外記shōgeki
Junior Secretary of the Left Division左少史sashōshi
Junior Secretary of the Right Division右少史ushōshi
Junior Secretary in the Ministry of Central Affairs少内記shōnaiki
Junior Assistant Minister of the Eastern Capital Office 左京少進sakyō-shōjō
Junior Assistant Minister of the Western Capital Office 右京少進ukyō-shōjō
Junior Assistant Minister of the Palace Table Office大膳少進taizen-shōjō
Junior Assistant Minister of the Palace Repairs Office修理少進shuri-shōjō
Manager of the Cavalry of the Left Division左馬大記sama no taijō
Manager of the Cavalry of the Right Division右馬大記uma no taijō
Manager of the Military Storehouses兵庫大記hyōgo no taijō
Second Lieutenant of Outer Palace Guards of the Left Division左衛門少尉saemon-shōi
Second Lieutenant of Outer Palace Guards of the Right Division右衛門少尉uemon-shōi
Second Lieutenant of Imperial Guards of the Left Division左兵衛少尉sahyōe-shōi
Second Lieutenant of Imperial Guards of the Right Division右兵衛少尉uhyōe-shōi
Senior Seventh Rank (Lower)正七位下shōshichii no geJunior Auditor of the Ministry of Civil Affairs少監物shōkenmotsu
Secretary of the Bureau of Imperial Attendants大舎人大允ōtoneri no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Drawings and Scripts図書大允zusho no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Decoration内匠大允takumi no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Academics大学大允daigaku no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Cultural Affairs雅楽大允uta no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Diplomacy玄蕃大允genba no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Accounting主計大允kazue no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Taxation主税御大允chikara no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Carpentry木工大允moku no taijō
Junior Seventh Rank (Upper)従七位上jushichii no jōJunior Secretary of the Bureau of Imperial Attendants大舎人少允ōtoneri no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Drawings and Scripts図書少允zusho no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Decoration内匠少允takumi no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Academics大学少允daigaku no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Cultural Affairs雅楽少允uta no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Diplomacy玄蕃少允genba no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Accounting主計少允kazue no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Taxation主税少允chikara no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of Carpentry木工少允moku no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of the Cavalry of the Left Division左馬少允sama no shōjō
Junior Secretary of the Bureau of the Cavalry of the Right Division右馬少允uma no shōjō
Secretary of the Bureau of Palace Storehouses内蔵大允kura no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Palace Wardrobes縫殿大允nuidono no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Palace Kitchens大炊大允ōi no taijō
Secretary of the Imperial Palace Keepers’ Bureau主殿大允tonomo no taijō
Secretary of the Bureau of Palace Maintenance掃部大允kamon no taijō
Junior Seventh Rank (Lower)従七位下jushichii no geJunior Secretary of Palace Storehouses内蔵少允kura no shōjō
Junior Secretary of Wardrobes縫殿少允nuidono no shōjō
Junior Secretary of Palace Kitchens大炊少允ōi no shōjō
Junior Secretary of Imperial Palace Keepers’ Bureau主殿少允tonomo no shōjō
Junior Secretary of Palace Maintenance掃部少允kamon no shōjō
Assistant for Palace Storehouses内蔵佑kura no suke
Assistant for the Imperial Family Registry正親佑ōkimi no suke
Assistant for the Palace Table内膳佑naizen no suke
Assistant for the Palace Table典膳tenzen
Assistant for the Palace Brewery造酒佑miki no suke
Assistant for the Eastern Capital Office東市佑higashi no ichi no suke
Assistant for the Western Capital Office西市佑nishi no ichi no suke
Senior Eighth Rank (Upper)正八位上shōhachii no jōAssistant for the Imperial Guards隼人佑hayato no suke
Assistant for Palace Weaving織部佑oribe no suke
Assistant for Palace Hostesses釆女佑uneme no suke
[Rank of titles below to be confirmed]
Secretary of the Left Division左近充sakonjū
Master of the Imperial Guards of the Left Division左近太夫sakon taifu
Secretary of the Bureau of Justice刑部丞gyōbu-no-jō
Vice Minister of the Imperial Guards of the Left Division左近大輔sakon-taifu
Master of the Outer Palace Guards of the Right Division右衛門大夫uemon-daibu
Inspector of the Board of Censors弾正忠danjō-chū
Provisional High Steward
Lieutenant of the Left Division左近尉sakonjō
General of the Left Division左近将監sakon-shōkan
Secretary of the Bureau of Carpentry木工允moku-no-jō
Palace Guard of the Bureau of Palace Maintenance掃部兵衛kanimori-hyōe
Lieutenant of the Outer Palace Guards of the Left Division for the Sovereign’s Household宮内左衛門尉kunaizaemon-no-jō
Provisional High Clergy of the Second Rank権大僧都gondai-sōzu
Secretary for Maintenance修理進shūro-no-jō
Vice Minister of Finance大蔵大輔ōkura taifu
Vice Minister of Imperial Archives蔵人大輔kuraudo taifu
Secretary権守gon-no-kami
Deputy Inspector弾正少弼danjō-shōhitsu
Master of Military Affairs兵部大夫hyōbu-dayū