old (of people); aged; venerable (person); outdated; experienced; (a prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity)
|grandmother; matron; mother-in-law|
|simp. and trad.
- Min Nan
- (colloquial) wife
- The colloquial terms 老公 and 老婆 are preferred to formal in informal conversations.