ChineseEdit

 
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.)
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
governess
simp. and trad.
(阿姆)

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NounEdit

阿姆

  1. (dialectal Cantonese, dialectal Gan, Hakka, Chaoyang Teochew, dialectal Wu) mother
  2. (Nanping Mandarin, dialectal Cantonese, dialectal Hakka, dialectal Min Dong, Min Nan, Puxian Min, Zhejiang Wu) paternal aunt (wife of father's elder brother)
  3. (Zhangzhou Hokkien) paternal aunt (wife of father's younger brother)
  4. (Min Nan, honorific) a term of address for a woman of the same generation as but older than one's mother
  5. (dialectal Mandarin, Zhejiang Wu) co-sister-in-law (wife of husband's elder brother)
  6. (Zhejiang Wu) maidservant

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  • English: Ah Mm

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