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The English word for uncle is
uncle




Definitions


uncle
     1. n. The brother or brother-in-law of one’s parent.
     2. n. (euphemistic) A companion to one's (usually unmarried) mother.
     3. n. (figuratively) A source of advice, encouragement, or help.
     4. n. (UK, informal, dated) A pawnbroker.
     5. n. (especially in the Southern US, parts of UK, and Asia) An affectionate term for a man of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.
     6. n. (Southern US, slang) An older male African-American person.
     7. interj. A cry used to indicate surrender.
     8. v. (transitive, colloquial) To address somebody by the term uncle.
     9. v. (intransitive, colloquial) To act like, or as, an uncle.

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