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  • 1

    n.dialgrandfather

    • wǒ yé cān jiā guo cháo xiǎn zhàn zhēng

      参加朝鲜战争

      My grandfather fought in the Korean War.

    • tā yé shì zhè ge gōng chǎng de shǒu yè rén

      这个工厂守夜人

      His grandfather is the watchman of the factory.

    • tā yé duì tā hěn yán lì

      严厉

      Her grandfather was hard on her.

  • 2

    n.uncle (a respectful form of address for an elderly man)

    • lǐ yé

      uncle Li

    • sì yé

      fourth uncle

  • 3

    n.dateda form of address for an official or rich man

    • lǎo yé

      lord

    • shào yé

      young master

    • tài yé

      county magistrate

  • 4

    n.(worshipper's form of address for a deity) god

    • yán wang yé

      阎王

      king of hell

    • tǔ di yé

      土地

      god of the land

    • cái shén yé

      财神

      god of wealth

Words and phrases with 爷

  • 爷们
    [word]man; husband
  • 爷们儿
    [word]a collective term for men of two or more generations; term of address between men
  • 爷儿俩
    [word]father and son
  • 爷儿们
    [word]men of two or more generations
  • 爷儿
    [word]father and son
  • 爷爷
    [word]grandfather; grandpa

Word usage

  • Note
    When expressing the meaning of "the honorable name for the father or the elderly man" or "old honorable name for the master or the noble person", "爷" should be read softly in spoken language.

Similar-form characters to 爷

Chinese Characters with pinyin

  • same as 爷
  • used as a component of 揶揄