阿姨 āyí

  1. āyí noun mother's sister / maternal aunt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家 , Concept: Relative 亲戚
    Notes: 舅父 is a formal term, in contast to 阿姨, which means the same thing but is informal (CC-CEDICT '阿姨'; Guoyu '阿姨'; Mathews 1931 '阿姨' p. 1; Sun 2006, loc. 977)
  2. āyí noun step-mother / childcare worker / nursemaid / woman of similar age to one's parents
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家 , Concept: Relative 亲戚
    Notes: (Guoyu '阿姨')

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  • 大阿姨 auntie, eldest of sisters in mother's family
  • 三阿姨 auntie, third eldest of sisters in mother's family
  • 小阿姨 auntie, youngest of sisters in mother's family
  • 二阿姨 auntie, second eldest of sisters in mother's family

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