- 伯 [bó]
- （伯父） father's elder brother; uncle- （在弟兄排行里居首） the first [eldest] of brothers- （封建五等爵位的第三等） the third of the five rank of nobility; earl; count- （姓氏） a surname:
Bo Pian 伯骈
- 伯 [bǎi]
- （构词成分）见 “大伯子” [dà bǎi zi]
He is a favourite with his uncle/a favourite of his uncle's/his uncle's favourite.
Everybody called him uncle Mao.
Is your uncle a high school principal?
My uncle is a professor in this university.
And he took a potsherd to scrape himself while he was sitting among the ashes.
His grandfather keeps a shrike.
And it occurred to me to be frightened.
We should serve all our uncles as respectfully as we serve our own fathers.
Sowerberry returned at this juncture.
Bob prefers to study by himself.