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elder
'ɛldər
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son.
(名) As a noun
  1. A person who is older than you are.
  2. Any of various church officers.
  3. Any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit.
Hyphenationeld•er
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun
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老人lǎorénold man or woman; the elderly; one's aged parents or grandparents
前辈qiánbèisenior; older generation; precursor
年长niánzhǎngsenior
资深zīshēnveteran (attributive); senior; highly experienced
长老zhǎnglǎoelder; term of respect for a Buddhist monk
元老yuánlǎosenior figure; elder; doyen
𠀉qiū(the same as U+4E18 ) a hill; elder; empty; a name
zhǎngchief; head; elder; to grow; to develop; to increase; to enhance
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