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The Chinese word daniang - 大娘 - dàniáng
(aunt in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

dàniáng

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English translations

aunt, wife of father's elder brother

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Chinese characters  ( daniang / dàniáng ) with pronunciation (English translation: aunt )
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大娘 ( daniang / dàniáng ) is composed of these characters: (da) , (niang)
The traditional Chinese characters of dàniáng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 大娘 ( daniang / dàniáng ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Wo de daniang ganggang qushi le.
Wŏ de dàniáng gānggāng qùshì le.

 – English translation: My aunt has just passed away.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

older  |  mother  |  often used as a respectful way to address an older woman
大娘 ( daniang / dàniáng ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 507)
More words that mean aunt in Chinese
āyí ( 阿姨 ), ( 姑 ), gūgu ( 姑姑 ), ( 姨 )

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