Yonabaru Ryōō

Yonabaru Ueekata Ryōō (与那原 親方 良応, 25 October 1761 – 5 November 1820), also known by his Chinese style name Ba Isai (馬 異才), was a bureaucrat of the Ryukyu Kingdom.[1]

Yonabaru Ryōō
与那原 良応
sanshikan of Ryukyu
In office
Preceded byKyan Chōchō
Succeeded byIshadō Seigen
Personal details
Born(1761-10-25)October 25, 1761
DiedNovember 5, 1820(1820-11-05) (aged 59)
Chinese nameBa Isai (馬 異才)

Yonabaru Ryōō served as a member of Sanshikan from 1805 to 1820.[2] In 1816, he translated Tongmeng Xuzhi (童蒙須知), a Confucian textbook suitable for teaching young children written by Zhu Xi, into Japanese, and taught at school.[1][3]


Political offices
Preceded by Sanshikan of Ryukyu
1805 - 1820
Succeeded by