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

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Related terms[edit]

  • (elder maternal uncle) 伯母 (bómǔ)

See also[edit]

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

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

伯父 ‎(hiragana おじ, romaji oji)

  1. uncle (older than one’s parent)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  2. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō