丈人

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Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

zhang (unit of measurement) man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(丈人)
variant forms 丈儂丈侬 Min Nan

Noun[edit]

丈人

  1. wife's father; father-in-law
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of 岳父 (“father-in-law (wife's father)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 岳父
Mandarin Beijing 岳父岳丈
Cantonese Guangzhou 外父
Min Dong Fuzhou 丈人
Min Nan Taipei 丈人丈人爸

Pronunciation 2[edit]

zhang (unit of measurement) man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(丈人)

Noun[edit]

丈人

  1. (archaic) venerable old man
  2. (archaic) head of a household; family head; patriarch
  3. (archaic, of a married woman) one's husband
  4. (archaic) paternal grandfather (one's father's father)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

丈人 (jang-in) (hangeul 장인)

  1. Hanja form? of 장인 (wife's father).