uncle



Learning a new phrase every day is a great way to build your vocabulary step by step. That’s why we post a new phrase every day in several languages* so that you can learn continuously. Whether you’re learning French, German, or Greek, you’ll find these phrases useful. Try to use this phrase today!

Language Phrase [Transliteration]
French oncle (m.)
German Onkel
Italian zio
Brazilian Portuguese tio
Spanish el tío
Arabic عمّ/خال [xamm/khaal]
Chinese 叔叔 [shūshu]
Japanese おじ [oji]
Korean 삼촌 [samch*on]
Greek θείος [THEE-os]
Hebrew דוד [dod]
Russian дядя [dyadya]
Dutch oom
Polish wuj (formal) wujek (informal)

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