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aunt 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ant/,/änt/,
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aunts, plural;
  1. The sister of one's father or mother or the wife of one's uncle

  2. An unrelated older woman friend, esp. of a child


  1. the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
  2. An aunt is a person who is the sister or sister-in-law of a parent. A man with an equivalent relationship is an uncle, and the reciprocal relationship is that of a nephew or niece.
  3. (Aunts) In kinship terminology, a cousin is a relative with whom one shares a common ancestor (or ancestors). In modern usage, the term is rarely used when referring to a relative in one's own line of descent, or where there is a more specific term to describe the relationship: e.g. ...
  4. a sister or sister-in-law of someone’s parent; a person's grandparent's sister or sister-in-law; a grandmother; an affectionate term for a woman of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin
  5. (Aunting) a behavior in which a female other than an infant's mother assists the parent in infant care; aunts may carry or defend the infant
  6. father's sister, father's brother's wife, mother's sister, mother's brother's wife
  7. Qualities or feelings you associate with an actual aunt that mirror aspects of yourself / Family connections; a mother substitute; developing patience / Wordplay on 'ant'
  8. onklino, (informal or diminutive) onjo
  9. This is a female relative. She is the sister of your parental ancestors (father, mother, grandparents, etc.). Some children refer to close female friends (of their parents) as an Aunt, all though there is not any true familial relationship. You would be her (your aunts) niece or nephew. ...
  10. For a young woman to dream of seeing her aunt, denotes she will receive sharp censure for some action, which will cause her much distress. If this relative appears smiling and happy, slight difference will soon give way to pleasure.
  11. la zia (“lah zee-ah”)