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The Cantonese word je - 爷 - je4
(grandfather in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

je4

English translations

grandfather"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Cantonese translation for "must" is not 必 but 必须.
, uncle"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Cantonese translation for "must" is not 必 but 必须.
, father"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Cantonese translation for "must" is not 必 but 必须.
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grandpa

Chinese character (simplified):

爷 ( je / je4 ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 6 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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

father  |  father's elder brother
爷 ( je / je4 ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 658)
More words that mean grandfather in Cantonese
zou2 ( 祖 )
More words that mean uncle in Cantonese
baa3 ( 伯 )

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