The character 叔 means uncle and is pronounced as 「shū」 in the first tone. Its meaning comes from the components archaic variant of 菽 尗 and again 又. Its sound comes from the character 尗 shū.
father's younger brother, husband's younger brother
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big + uncle
eldest of father's younger brothers, uncle (term used to address a man about the age of one's father)
father's younger brother, uncle, Taiwan pr. [shu2 shu5], CL:個|个[ge4]
small + uncle
husband's younger brother, brother-in-law
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