The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 姨母

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Entry definition

姨母 〈yí mǔ〉 {{zh-forms}} pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
noun: {{zh-noun}}
  1. (formal) one's (maternal) aunt, one's mother's sister.
Synonyms: (informal) 阿姨 〈ā yí〉, (eldest sister in mother's family) 大姨 〈dà yí〉, (middle sisters in mother's family listed in order after the first) 〈èr〉〈yí〉, 〈sān〉〈yí〉, &c., (youngest sister in mother's family) 小姨 〈xiǎo yí〉
related terms:
  • (her husband) 姨父 〈yí fù〉, 姨丈 〈yí zhàng〉, 姨夫 〈yí fū〉
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