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A Chinese Biographical Dictionary/A-chiao

1A-chiao 阿嬌. 2nd cent. B.C. The name of one of the consorts of the Emperor Wu Ti of the Han dynasty. When the latter was a boy, his father, the Emperor Ching Ti, asked him if he would like to be married. His aunt, the Princess 長 Ch'ang, who happened to be present, pointed to her little daughter, A-chiao, and enquired what he thought of her. "Ah," replied the boy, "if I could get A-chiao, I would have a golden house to keep her in."