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How to Say "Aunt" & "Uncle" in Mandarin Chinese

Learn how to say "aunt" and "uncle" in Mandarin Chinese in this online language lesson from Howcast.

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How to say aunt and uncle in Mandarin Chinese. In general, a yiʹ, aunt. A yiʹ, a yiʹ, a yiʹ. Now you try. In general, shruuʹ shruu˙, uncle. Shruuʹ shruu˙, shruuʹ shruu˙, shruuʹ shruu˙, shruuʹ shruu˙. Now you try.

Buoʹ buo˙, uncle, that's father's older brother. Buoʹ buo˙, buoʹ buo˙, buoʹ buo˙. Now you try. Or you could also say buoʹ fu`. Buoʹ fu`, buoʹ fu`, buoʹ fu`. Now you try. His wife would be buoʹ muˇ. Buoʹ muˇ, buoʹ muˇ. Now you try.

Shruuʹ shruu˙, uncle, that's father's younger brother. Shruuʹ shruu˙, shruuʹ shruu˙, shruuʹ shruu˙. Now you try. His wife would be shrunˇ shrun˙. Shrunˇ shrun˙, shrunˇ shrun˙, shrunˇ shrun˙. Now you try.

Gu gu˙, aunt, that's father's sister. Gu gu˙, gu gu˙, gu gu˙, gu gu˙. Now you try. Or you could also say gu ma. Gu ma, gu ma, gu ma. Now you try. Her husband would be gu die. Gu die, gu die. Now you try. Or you could also call him gu jraun`. Gu jraun`, gu jraun`, gu jraun`, gu jraun`. Now you try.

Jio` jio˙, uncle, that's mother's brother. Jio` jio˙, jio` jio˙, jio` jio˙. Now you try. His wife would be jio` ma. Jio` ma, jio` ma, jio` ma. Now you try.

A yiʹ, aunt, that's mother's sister. A yiʹ, a yiʹ, a yiʹ. Now you try. Her husband would be yiʹ jraun`. Yiʹ jraun`, yiʹ jraun`, yiʹ jraun`. Now you try. Or you could also call him yiʹ fu. Yiʹ fu, yiʹ fu, yiʹ fu. Now you try.

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