Meaning of 伯

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ bái ] white; clear, pure, unblemished; bright
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: 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
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    伯伯 bo father's elder brother; uncle
    伯父 father's elder brother; term of respect for older man; Classifiers:
    伯母 wife of father's elder brother; aunt; (polite form of address for a woman who is about the age of one's mother); Classifiers:
    大伯 husband's older brother; brother-in-law
    老伯 lǎo uncle (polite form of address for older male)
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: variant of
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    伯颜 yán Bayan (name); Bayan of the Baarin (1236-1295), Mongol Yuan general under Khubilai Khan, victorious over the Southern Song 1235-1239; Bayan of the Merkid (-1340), Yuan dynasty general and politician
    贾斯汀·比伯 jiǎ tīng · Justin Bieber (1994-), Canadian singer
    贾斯汀・比伯 jiǎ tīng · Justin Bieber (1994-), Canadian singer
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  • Pinyin: bǎi

    English Definition: one hundred (old)
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    大伯子 bǎi zi (coll.) husband's elder brother
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