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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Example Sentences
An earl is beneath a duke.
Although he is over seventy, Uncle is very healthy and often goes hiking.
As the leaves became fewer and fewer, the figures of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai were revealed on the branches.