The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 伯父

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Entry definition

伯父 〈bó fù〉 {{zh-forms}} pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
noun: {{zh-noun}}
  1. (formal) uncle: elder (paternal) uncle, one's father's older brother
  2. (formal) uncle: a term of respect for someone who is slightly older than one's father
Synonyms: (informal) 伯伯, (regional) 大爺 〈dà yé〉, 大爷 〈dà yé〉
related terms:
  • (elder maternal uncle) 伯母

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