ChineseEdit

 
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.)
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
 
father's elder brother; senior; paternal elder uncle
father's elder brother; senior; paternal elder uncle; eldest of brothers; respectful form of address
simp. and trad.
(阿伯)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

阿伯

  1. (Cantonese, Hakka, Min Nan, dialectal Mandarin) paternal uncle (father's elder brother)
  2. (Cantonese, Hakka, Min Nan, informal) old man
    阿伯成日喺度食煙到死 [Cantonese, trad.]
    阿伯成日喺度食烟到死 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Jau5 go3 aa3 baak3 sing4 jat6 co5 hai2 dou6 sik6 jin1, cau3 dou3 sei2. [Jyutping]
    There's always an old man who sits here and smokes, and it reeks.

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: Ah Pek