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ā yí
n. aunt, housekeeper, maid
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Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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ā yí ài hào diào yú hé dǎ pīng pāng qiú
phr. Aunt likes fishing and playing table tennis.
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tā men yě kàn jiàn jǐ gè ā yí zài bā sà lí mǎi dōng xi
phr. They also saw some aunties buy things in the market.
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shū shu , ā yí , nǐ men hǎo
phr. Hello, uncle and aunt. (an endearing way for kids to address elder men and women)
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ā yí , fù jìn yǒu dì tiě zhàn ma ?
phr. Madam, is there a subway station nearby?
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shì a , wáng ā yí mǎi cài huí lái la !
phr. Yeah, Aunt Wang is back from grocery shopping!
jì zhù zài ā yí jiā
phr. to live away from home in one's aunt's home
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tā zhǎo le gè xiǎo shí gōng ā yí .
phr. He hired a maid paid by the hour.