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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)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

伯伯

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

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 伯父 (“paternal uncle (father's elder brother)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 世父, 伯父
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 伯父
Mandarin Beijing 大爺
Taiwan 伯伯, 伯父
Harbin 大爺
Shenyang 大爺
Hailar 大爺
Ulanhot 大爺
Tongliao 大爺
Chifeng 大爺
Bayanhot 大爹, 伯父
Jinan 大爺
Muping 大爺
Luoyang , 大伯
Wanrong
Xi'an , 伯伯 Hui
Qingdao 大爹, 大爺
Zhengzhou 大爺, 老伯 Hui
Xining 達達
Xuzhou 大爺
Lanzhou 大大
Ürümqi 伯伯
Wuhan 伯伯, 伯爺 non-face-to-face
Chengdu 伯伯, 伯父
Guiyang 伯伯, , 伯爹 dated
Guilin 伯爺
Liuzhou 阿伯,
Kunming 大爹
Yangzhou 大大
Nanjing 伯伯
Hefei 伯伯
Nantong 伯伯
Cantonese Guangzhou 阿伯, 伯父, 伯爺
Hong Kong 阿伯, 伯伯, 伯父
Hong Kong (San Tin Weitou) 阿伯, 大伯
Foshan 伯父
Shunde 阿伯
Zhongshan (Shiqi) 阿伯
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 阿伯
Taishan 阿伯
Kaiping (Chikan) 阿伯
Dongguan 伯爺
Shaoguan 阿伯
Yunfu 阿伯
Yangjiang 阿伯
Xinyi 大爹
Lianjiang 阿伯
Nanning 阿伯, 伯爺
Wuzhou 阿伯
Yulin 伯公
Hepu 伯父,
Danzhou
Kuala Lumpur 阿伯
Gan Nanchang 伯爺
Lichuan 伯兒
Pingxiang 伯伯
Hakka Meixian 阿伯
Xingning 大伯
Huidong (Daling) 阿伯
Qujiang 大伯
Lianshan (Xiaosanjiang) 大伯
Luchuan 阿伯
Changting 大伯
Pingyu 大伯
Wuping 大伯
Liancheng 大伯
Ninghua 伯伯
Yudu 伯伯, 大伯
Ruijin 伯子
Shicheng 大伯
Shangyou
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 阿伯
Liudui (S. Sixian) 阿伯
Hsinchu (Hailu) 阿伯
Dongshi (Dabu) 阿伯
Hsinchu (Raoping) 阿伯
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 阿伯
Hong Kong 阿伯
Sabah 阿伯
Senai 阿伯
Singkawang 阿伯
Huizhou Jixi
Shexian 伯伯
Tunxi 伯爺
Jin Taiyuan 老老, 大爺
Pingyao 伯父, 大爺
Xinzhou 伯伯啊 face-to-face, 伯伯 non-face-to-face
Baochang 大爺
Jining 大爺,
Hohhot 大爺
Baotou 大爺,
Dongsheng 老老, 爹爹
Linhe 大爹
Haibowan 大爺
Min Bei Jian'ou 伯伯, 伯仔
Dikou 阿伯
Songxi 伯仔
Zhenghe 伯仔
Zhenqian 阿伯
Jianyang 伯仔
Wuyishan 伯仔
Shibei 阿伯
Min Dong Fuzhou 依伯
Changle 依伯
Fuqing , 大伯
Yongtai 依伯
Gutian
Fu'an
Ningde
Shouning 阿伯
Zhouning 阿伯
Fuding 阿爺
Matsu 依伯
Min Nan Xiamen 阿伯
Quanzhou 阿伯
Zhangzhou 阿伯
Taipei 阿伯
Kaohsiung 阿伯
Tainan 阿伯
Taichung 阿伯
Wuqi 阿伯
Hsinchu 阿伯
Taitung 阿伯
Lukang 阿伯
Yilan 阿伯
Magong 阿伯
Penang 阿伯
Singapore 阿伯
Philippines (Manila) 阿伯
Chaozhou 阿伯
Shantou 阿伯
Haifeng
Johor Bahru 阿伯
Wenchang 伯爹
Haikou 伯爹
Leizhou face-to-face, 尼伯 non-face-to-face
Puxian Min Putian 阿伯
Xianyou 阿伯
Pinghua Nanning 伯爺, 阿爺
Wu Shanghai 伯伯
Suzhou 伯伯, 老伯伯
Wuxi 伯伯, 大大
Hangzhou 伯伯
Wenzhou 伯伯
Chongming 伯伯
Danyang 爹爹, 伯伯
Jinhua 大伯
Ningbo 伯伯
Xiang Changsha 伯伯
Shuangfeng 伯伯
Xiangtan 伯伯
Loudi 伯伯
Quanzhou 伯伯

Related termsEdit

  • (elder maternal uncle) 伯母 (bómǔ)

See alsoEdit

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