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letter / symbol / character / word / CL:個|个[ge4] / courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China
阿姨 ā maternal aunt / step-mother / childcare worker / nursemaid / woman of similar age to one's parents (term of address used by child) / CL:個|个[ge4]
háng row / line / commercial firm / line of business / profession / to rank (first, second etc) among one's siblings (by age) / (in data tables) row / (Tw) column
衰老 shuāi lǎo to age / to deteriorate with age / old and weak
dài to substitute / to act on behalf of others / to replace / generation / dynasty / age / period / (historical) era / (geological) eon
order / discipline / age / era / period / to chronicle
大叔 shū eldest of father's younger brothers / uncle (term used to address a man about the age of one's father)
青年节 Qīng nián jié Youth Day (May 4th), PRC national holiday for young people aged 14 to 28, who get half a day off
中古 zhōng medieval / Middle Ages / Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th centuries, including Sui and Tang Dynasties / Middle (of a language, e.g. Middle English) / used / second-hand
孝敬 xiào jìng to show filial respect / to give presents (to one's elders or superiors) / to support one's aged parents
老化 lǎo huà to age (of person or object) / becoming old
变老 biàn lǎo to grow old / to age / aging
千古 qiān for all eternity / throughout all ages / eternity (used in an elegiac couplet, wreath etc dedicated to the dead)
早衰 zǎo shuāi to age prematurely / premature senescence
新丁 xīn dīng new addition to a family (i.e. a birth) / a boy who has just come of age / (in a job etc) newcomer / novice
享年 xiǎng nián to live to the (ripe) age of
口齿 kǒu chǐ mouth and teeth / enunciation / to articulate / diction / age (of cattle, horses etc)
白头偕老 bái tóu xié lǎo (to live together until the) white hairs of old age (idiom); to live to a ripe old age in conjugal bliss / until death do us part
思春期 chūn age when girls start to develop feelings for the opposite sex / puberty
成丁 chéng dīng (of a male) to come of age / an adult male
反哺 fǎn to support one's parents in their old age / to show filial piety / to to repay / to return a favor
康乾盛世 kāng qián shèng shì booming and golden age of Qing dynasty (from Kang Xi to Qian Long emperors)
虚岁 suì one's age, according to the traditional Chinese method of reckoning (i.e. the number of Chinese calendar years in which one has lived). In this system, a person's age is one year at birth, and increases by one year at the beginning of the first solar term 立春[Li4 chun1] each year, rather than on one's birthday. / as opposed to 足歲|足岁[zu2 sui4] / see also 實歲|实岁[shi2 sui4]
怪叔叔 guài shū shu queer uncle, referring to a young to middle-aged male pedophile (Internet slang)
老吾老,以及人之老 lǎo lǎo , rén zhī lǎo to honor old people as we do our own aged parents


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