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ChineseEdit

one's mother's sister; aunt husband; man
simp. and trad.
(姨夫)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

姨夫

  1. maternal uncle (husband of mother's sister)
  2. brother-in-law (husband of wife's sister)
  3. (affectionate) a form of address between two clients of the same prostitute

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Related termsEdit

  • (wife, formal) 姨母 (yímǔ) (see also for list of terms by seniority of one's mother's sisters)
  • (wife, informal, affectionate) 阿姨 (āyí), 姨媽姨妈 (yímā)