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舅父
Simplified 舅父
Traditional 舅父
Pin Yin
jiu4 fu4
English
  • mother's brother; maternal uncle
Examples:
1. “刚才和佩瑶商量,觉得老太爷大殓的时刻还是改到后天上午好些,一则不匆促,二则曾沧海舅父也可以赶到了。
"I've just talked things over with Pei-yao about the shrouding and we think we'd best put it off until the day after tomorrow in the morning. We need a little time for the preparation and, besides, we'd better wait until Uncle Tseng Tsang-hai has arrived.
2. 他对于他的舅父,他母亲的哥哥,颇有反感。
He had a revulsion against his uncle, brother of his mother.
3. 而且从此以后,他的运气便一年不如一年,当真合着阿眉的舅父所说“新来这扁圆脸的女人是丧门相”,非倾家荡产不止。
His brother in-law had not liked the concubine from the moment he had clapped eyes on her, and had told Feng Yun-ching: "This woman with her flat round face is sure to bring you bad luck and ruin you: I can tell it from her features."
4. 舅父有什么话,都由我一人担当。
If he complains of anything, I'll answer for it.
5. 大舅;舅父
Mother's eldest brother ; maternal elder uncle
6. 这费小胡子也是老狐狸,很知道吴荪甫早就不满意这位老舅父。不过到底是吴荪甫的嫡亲舅父,在礼貌上费小胡子是不敢怠慢的;
Old fox as he was, Fei Little Beard knew that Wu Sun-fu had not much respect for his uncle, but he was still his master's uncle, and he didn't dare be too rude to him.
7. 那孩子随他舅父的名子取名乔治。
The Boy was named George after his uncle.
8. 法院指定他舅父为他的监护人。
The courts made him a ward of his uncle.
9. 舅父是顶会挑剔的
We can't afford to slight him: you know what a fuss he makes."