The Chinese word 爷爷 is a term of endearment used to refer to one’s paternal grandfather. It is a common term used within Chinese families and is considered a respectful way to address an elder family member. In Chinese culture, grandparents are highly respected and valued, and the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren is often very close. The term 爷爷 is also used as a form of address for elderly men in general, especially in rural areas where traditional customs and values are still highly respected.
Noun: grandfather (father’s father)
|我的爷爷是一个退休的工程师||wǒ de yéye shì yí ge tuìxiū de gōngchéngshī||My grandfather is a retired engineer|
|爷爷喜欢在花园里种花||yéye xǐhuan zài huāyuán lǐ zhòng huā||Grandpa likes to plant flowers in the garden|
|我的爷爷有时会讲一些很有趣的故事||wǒ de yéye yǒu shí huì jiǎng yì xiē hěn yǒuqù de gùshì||My grandfather sometimes tells very interesting stories|
|爷爷的生日是在十月二十日||yéye de shēngrì shì zài shí yuè èrshí rì||Grandpa’s birthday is on October 20th|
|我的爷爷是一个非常有耐心的人||wǒ de yéye shì yí ge fēicháng yǒu nàixīn de rén||My grandfather is a very patient person|
|爷爷喜欢看新闻和体育节目||yéye xǐhuan kàn xīnwén hé tǐyù jiémù||Grandpa likes to watch news and sports programs|
|我的爷爷喜欢在早上去散步||wǒ de yéye xǐhuan zài zǎoshang qù sànbù||My grandfather likes to take a walk in the morning|
爷爷 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1.