grandpa; old gentleman

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板儿爷 板兒爺 ban3 er5 ye2
(coll.) pedicab driver

膀爷 膀爺 bang3 ye2
topless guy (man who, in a public place, is not wearing a shirt)

财神爷 財神爺 cai2 shen2 ye2
god of wealth; very wealthy man

大爷 大爺 da4 ye2
arrogant idler; self-centered show-off

大爷 大爺 da4 ye5
(coll.) father's older brother; uncle; term of respect for older man

倒爷 倒爺 dao3 ye2
profiteer; wheeler dealer; tradesman who buys low and sell high

佛爷 佛爺 fo2 ye5
Buddha (term of respect for Sakyamuni 釋迦牟尼|释迦牟尼); His Holiness (refers to a Buddhist grandee); Buddha; God; emperor; in late Qing court, refers exclusively to Empress Dowager Cixi 慈禧太后

姑爷 姑爺 gu1 ye5
son-in-law (used by wife's family); uncle (husband of father's sister)

官老爷 官老爺 guan1 lao3 ye5
nickname for official

家爷 家爺 jia1 ye2
(old) a term servants used to refer to their master

舅爷 舅爺 jiu4 ye2
father's maternal uncle; granduncle

侃爷 侃爺 kan3 ye2
big talker

空中少爷 空中少爺 kong1 zhong1 shao4 ye5
airline steward

老大爷 老大爺 lao3 da4 ye2
uncle; grandpa

老佛爷 老佛爺 lao3 fo2 ye2
title of respect for the queen mother or the emperor's father; nickname for Empress Dowager Cixi 慈禧太后

老太爷 老太爺 lao3 tai4 ye2
elderly gentleman (respectful); esteemed father

老天爷 老天爺 lao3 tian1 ye2
God; Heavens

老天爷饿不死瞎家雀 老天爺餓不死瞎家雀 lao3 tian1 ye2 e4 bu4 si3 xia1 jia1 que4
lit. heaven won't let the sparrows go hungry (idiom); fig. don't give up hope; if you tough it out, there will be light at the end of the tunnel

老爷爷 老爺爺 lao3 ye2 ye5
(coll.) father's father's father; paternal great-grandfather

老爷子 老爺子 lao3 ye2 zi5
my (you etc) old father; polite appellation for an elderly male

老爷 老爺 lao3 ye5
(respectful) lord; master; (coll.) maternal grandfather

姥爷 姥爺 lao3 ye5
maternal grandfather (dialectal)

老爷车 老爺車 lao3 ye5 che1
classic car

老爷岭 老爺嶺 lao3 ye5 ling3
Chinese name for Sichote-Alin mountain range in Russia's Primorsky Krai around Vladivostok

七爷八爷 七爺八爺 qi1 ye2 ba1 ye2
see 黑白無常|黑白无常

青天大老爷 青天大老爺 qing1 tian1 da4 lao3 ye5
(coll.) just and incorruptible official

少爷 少爺 shao4 ye5
son of the boss; young master of the house; your son (honorific)

太爷 太爺 tai4 ye2
(respectful for) one's grandfather; sb's father; older people; the head of the house (used by servants); a district magistrate

天老爷 天老爺 tian1 lao3 ye5
see 老天爺|老天爷

外爷 外爺 wai4 ye5
(dialect) maternal grandfather

王爷 王爺 wang2 ye5
prince; marquis; nobleman

阎王爷 閻王爺 yan2 wang2 ye2
same as 閻羅王|阎罗王; Yama, King of Hell; translation of Sanskrit: Yama Raja

爷们 爺們 ye2 men5
menfolk (collective term for men of different generations); husbands and their fathers etc

爷们儿 爺們兒 ye2 men5 er5
erhua variant of 爺們|爷们

爷爷 爺爺 ye2 ye5
(coll.) father's father; paternal grandfather

灶王爷 灶王爺 zao4 wang2 ye2
Zaoshen, the god of the kitchen; also written 灶神