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English Definitionname or river God associated with Yellow river
Simplified Script河伯
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄜˊ ㄅㄛˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ho4baak3
Word Decomposition
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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河道hédàoriver course; river channel
河南hénánHenan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. , capital Zhengzhou 郑州
河北héběiHebei province (Hopeh) in north China surrounding Beijing, short name , capital Shijiazhuang 石家庄
河套hétàoriver bend; the Great Bend of the Yellow River in Inner Mongolia
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世伯shìbóuncle (affectionate name for a friend older than one's father); old friend
亚伯yàbóAbe (short form for Abraham); Abel, a figure of Jewish, Christian and Muslim mythologies
哈伯hābóEdwin Hubble (1889-1953), US astronomer; Fritz Haber (1868-1934), German chemist
大伯dàbóhusband's older brother; brother-in-law
将伯jiāngbóto ask for assistance
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