阿哥

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Chinese[edit]

 
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.)
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
elder brother
simp. and trad.
(阿哥)
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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from the Xianbei language; see ().

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (34) (28)
Final () (94) (94)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɑ/ /kɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔɑ/ /kɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɑ/ /kɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔa/ /ka/
Li
Rong
/ʔɑ/ /kɑ/
Wang
Li
/ɑ/ /kɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔɑ/ /kɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ē
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
o1 go1

Noun[edit]

阿哥

  1. (chiefly Cantonese, Hakka, Min, Wu) elder brother
  2. (dialectal, face-to-face) dad
Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: akeo
  • Indonesian: engkoh

Etymology 2[edit]

Phono-semantic matching of Manchu ᠠᡤᡝ (age).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

阿哥

  1. (Manchu term of address) son
  2. Title of a Manchu emperor's son not yet of age.