Listen to pronunciation (Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)
Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced dàyé. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.
uncle, father's elder brother
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大爷 ( daye / dàye ) is composed of these characters:
, 爷 (ye)
大爷 ( daye / dàye ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 大爷 ( daye / dàye ) ⓘWriting in Pinyin Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication. 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 daye ganggang qushi le.
Wŏ de dàye gānggāng qùshì le. – English translation: My uncle has just passed away.