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English Definitionhusband's older brother; brother-in-law
Simplified Script大伯
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄚˋ ㄅㄛˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)daai6baak3
Word Decomposition
big; huge; large; major; great; wide; deep; older (than); oldest; eldest; greatly; very much; (dialect) father; father's elder or younger brother
father's elder brother; senior; paternal elder uncle; eldest of brothers; respectful form of address; Count, third of five orders of nobility 五等爵位

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