伯父

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Chinese[edit]

paternal uncle father
simp. and trad.
(伯父)

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Noun[edit]

伯父

  1. (formal) paternal uncle (father's elder 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 (bómǔ)
See also[edit]
  • (formal, younger paternal uncle) 叔父 (shūfù), (informal, affectionate) 叔叔 (shūshu)
  • (husband of a paternal aunt) 姑父 (gūfu), 姑丈 (gūzhàng)

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

伯父

  1. (Cantonese) old man, especially one who is creepy

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おじ
Grade: S Grade: 2
jukujikun

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

伯父(おじ) (oji

  1. uncle (older than one’s parent)

Coordinate terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • This term is spelled in hiragana when referring to non-age-specific relatives.

References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

伯父 (baekbu) (hangeul 백부)

  1. Hanja form? of 백부 (uncle).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

伯父

  1. Hán tự form of bá phụ (uncle).