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(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
older brother's wife; sister-in-law
trad. (阿嫂)
simp. #(阿嫂)
variant forms 亞嫂亚嫂 Cantonese

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阿嫂

  1. (direct address in Min Nan, both direct and indirect address in Cantonese and Hakka) sister-in-law (elder brother's wife)
  2. (Cantonese, Hakka, Min Nan, direct address) married woman of the same generation
  3. (Zhangzhou Min Nan, direct address, euphemistic) mother
  4. (Cantonese) wife of one's boss or superior

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