아저씨

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Korean[edit]

Noun[edit]

아저씨 (ajeossi)

  1. middle-aged elder male
  2. uncle

Usage notes[edit]

The term 아저씨 (ajeossi) is used to refer to a male several years older than the speaker, often as a polite replacement for a second person singular pronoun ( or 당신).

Related terms[edit]

  • 오빠 - elder brother of a female
  • - elder brother of a male
  • 아줌마 - middle aged woman; older female
  • 할아버지 - grandfather; senior male