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father's elder brother; senior; paternal elder uncle; eldest of brothers; respectful form of address
 
father's elder brother; senior; paternal elder uncle; eldest of brothers; respectful form of address
simp. and trad.
(伯伯)

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伯伯

  1. (informal, affectionate) paternal uncle (father's elder brother) (Classifier: m c)
  2. (informal, affectionate) uncle (a term of respect for someone who is older than one's father) (Classifier: m c)
  3. (dialectal) father
  4. (dialectal) paternal aunt (father's sister, or wife of father's elder brother)

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