父母

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Chinese[edit]

father female; mother
simp. and trad.
(父母)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

父母

  1. parents; father and mother
    生身父母  ―  shēngshēn fùmǔ  ―  biological parents
    父母分居 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    fùmǔ sān nián qián fēnjū le. [Pinyin]
    My parents separated two years ago.
    子女忤逆不孝實在父母寒心 [MSC, trad.]
    子女忤逆不孝实在父母寒心 [MSC, simp.]
    Zǐnǚ wǔnì bùxiào shízài lìng fùmǔ hánxīn. [Pinyin]
    Wayward children who are unfilial are a disappointment to their parents.
  2. Short for 父母官 (fùmǔguān).

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 父母 (“father and mother; parents”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 父母, 爺娘, 怙恃, 雙親
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 父母, 雙親
Mandarin Beijing 爹媽
Jinan 老的兒, 爹媽
Muping 老兒的
Xi'an 媽爸
Yinchuan 娘老子
Lanzhou 娘老子, 老漢們
Ürümqi 娘老子
Wuhan 娘老子, 兩老
Chengdu 娘老子, 媽老漢兒
Liuzhou 娘老子
Yangzhou 娘老子
Nanjing 娘老子
Nantong 爺娘
Cantonese Guangzhou 老豆老母
Hong Kong 老豆老母, 爹哋媽咪
Yangjiang 老子阿奶
Gan Nanchang 爺娘
Pingxiang 娘爺
Hakka Meixian 爺哀
Xingning 爺哀
Huidong 阿爸阿姆
Qujiang 爺哀
Xiaosanjiang 阿爸阿姆
Changting 爹哀, 爺哀
Pingyu 爺哀
Wuping 爺哀
Ruijin 哀爹, 爺娘, 爺哀
Shicheng 爹哀
Shangyou 爺姐
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 爺哀, 爺娘
Liudui (S. Sixian) 爺哀, 爺娘
Hsinchu (Hailu) 爺哀, 爺娘
Dongshi (Dabu) 爺哀, 爺娘
Hsinchu (Raoping) 爺哀, 爺娘
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 爺哀, 爺母
Huizhou Jixi 娘老子, 老子娘, 老子爺娘
Jin Taiyuan 爹娘
Xinzhou 老子娘
Min Bei Jian'ou 爹奶
Min Dong Fuzhou 爸奶
Matsu 爸奶
Min Nan Xiamen 爸母
Quanzhou 爸母
Zhangzhou 爸母
Taipei 爸母
Kaohsiung 爸母
Tainan 爸母
Taichung 爸母
Hsinchu 爸母
Lukang 爸母
Sanxia 爸母
Yilan 爸母
Kinmen 爸母
Magong 爸母
Penang 爸母
Philippines (Manila) 爸母
Chaozhou 爸嬡
Wu Shanghai 爺娘
Suzhou 爺娘
Hangzhou 娘老子
Wenzhou 奶阿伯, 阿伯奶
Danyang 娘啊老子, 爺娘 rare
Ningbo 爹娘
Xiang Changsha 爺娘
Shuangfeng 爺娘

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

父母 (hiragana ふぼ, rōmaji fubo): lit. "father-mother"

  1. parents; father and mother

Synonyms[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

父母 (bumo) (hangeul 부모)

  1. Hanja form? of 부모 (parent, parents).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

父母

  1. Hán tự form of phụ mẫu (parents).