AUNT  姑媽

FEMALE RELATIVE of a SENIOR GENERATION.
See also

UNCLE

Kind Of

FEMALE

黄金貴:古漢語同義詞辨釋詞典

HUANG JINGUI 2006

HUMAN AFFAIRS 13. 婆婆。

姑,因姑舅表婚制而成婆婆,為通稱。

威,對婆婆的專稱,多與 “ 姑 ” 連用。

姥,漢時始見的俗稱。

Modern Chinese Criteria

姑母

姑姑

姑媽

姑娘

姑兒

姨母

姨兒

姨媽

阿姨

姨娘

從母

舅母

舅媽

舅娘

妗子

妗母

rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH /

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 4
  • NPt : 2
  • nt : 1

Attributions by text

  • 戰國策 : 3
  • 春秋左傳 : 2
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 論衡 : 1

Words

   sǎo OC: suuʔ MC: sɑu 3 Attributions

Sǎo 嫂 refers to the elder brother's wife.

  • nelder brother's wife
姑姊妹   gū zǐ mèi OC: kaa tsiʔ mɯɯds MC: kuo̝ tsi muo̝i 2 Attributions
  • NPtpaternal aunts
   gū OC: kaa MC: kuo̝ 1 Attribution
  • ntaunt
   yí OC: li MC: ji 1 Attribution

Yí 姨 refers to the mother's sisters.

  • nmother's sister
從妹   cóng mèi OC: dzoŋ mɯɯds MC: dzi̯oŋ muo̝i 0 Attributions

Cóng mèi 從妹 refers to daughters of the father's brothers which are younger than a person refering to them.

    Existing SW for

    Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: