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English Definitionprefix used before names, kinship terms, etc. to indicate familiarity; used in transliteration; abbr. for Afghanistan 阿富汗
See alsoē flatter
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阿姨āyímaternal aunt; step-mother; childcare worker; nursemaid; woman of similar age to one's parents (term of address used by child)
阿拉伯语ālābó yǔArabic (language)
阿拉ālā(dialect) my; our; I; we; me; us; Allah (Arabic name of God)
阿尔ā'ěrAl
阿里ālǐAli (proper name); Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib (c. 600-661), cousin, aid and son-in-law of the Prophet Mohammed 穆罕默德, the fourth Caliph 哈里发 of Islam, reigned 656-661, and the first Imam 伊玛目 of Shia Islam; Ngari prefecture in Tibet, Tibetan: Mnga' ris
Words With Same Tail Word    
驻阿zhù'āstationed in Afghanistan
巴阿bā'āPakistan-Afghan
努美阿nǔ měi āNouméa, capital of New Caledonia
雷诺阿léinuò āRenoir (name); Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), French impressionist painter
安提阿ān tí āantioch
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