伯父

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Chinese[edit]

paternal uncle father
simp. and trad.
(伯父)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

伯父

  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[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • (elder maternal uncle) 伯母

See also[edit]

  • (formal, younger paternal uncle) 叔父 (shúfù), (informal, affectionate) 叔叔 (shúshu)
  • (husband of a paternal aunt) 姑父 (gūfù), 姑丈 (gūzhàng)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2

Noun[edit]

伯父 (hiragana おじ, romaji oji)

  1. uncle (older than one’s parent)

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • 叔母 (おば, oba, aunt (younger than one’s parent))
  • 伯母 (おば, oba, aunt (older than one’s parent))
  • 叔父 (おじ, oji, uncle (younger than one’s parent))

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