伯伯

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Chinese[edit]

elder paternal uncle elder paternal uncle
simp. and trad.
(伯伯)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

伯伯

  1. (informal, affectionate) unc: elder (paternal) uncle, one's father's older brother
  2. (informal, affectionate) unc: 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)