爸爸 (dad): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 5, 2018

爸爸 (also 老爸, 父亲, 爸 or 爹; Chinese PinYin: [bà ba]; traditional Chinese:爸爸) may mean: (1) noun. dad; (2) noun. papa; (3) noun. one’s father; (4) noun. daddy; (5) noun. my dad. Literally: 爸 (dad) + 爸 (dad). The term is the most common way to address one’s father in Chinese, it is an everyday vocabulary that can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 干爸爸 (nominal father), 我爸爸 (my father), 他爸爸 (his dad), 爸爸妈妈 (dad and mom).

1. How to pronounce 爸爸?

Chinese Pinyin: [bà ba]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 爸爸

Synonyms: 父亲, 爹爹, 阿爸, 老豆, 爹地, 爸比

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 爸爸

Fixed expression: 干爸爸 (nominal father),

Collocation: 我爸爸 (my father), 他爸爸 (his dad), 爸爸妈妈 (dad and mom),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 爸爸 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 爸爸.

4.1 山下院中,爸爸编织着竹器

English: In a courtyard down the hill, my father is doing weaving using bamboo.

4.2 爸爸常说,男人活在世上总要受各种各样的委屈。

English: My father often said, men are born to bear various grievances.

4.3 你不是说中秋节放假了, 爸爸就要回来了吗?

English: Didn’t you say dad is coming back during the Mid-autumn Festival (15th day of the 8th lunar month)?

4.4 经我一再哀求,爸爸才同意带我一起去。

English: After repetitive begging, my dad finally allowed me to come along.

4.5 爸爸教我如何给猎物扒皮。

Translation: Dad taught me how to skin the prey.

4.6 我的爸爸做了不少木工,圣诞节的时候他做了案板给我们。

Translation: My dad has been doing a lot of woodworking, and he made us the cutting board for Christmas.

4.7 谈起他爸爸的病, 他有点碍口

Translation: Regarding his father’s illness, he was too embarrassing for words.

4.8 我不喜欢爸爸给我安排的工作

Translation: I didn’t like the job my father arranged for me.

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