aunt; middle-aged woman Word type: Nouns Kanji: 叔母はんStandard: おばさんStandard kanji: 叔母さんExample: あのおばはんはでな服き着てるなあ。 That older lady is wearing such vivid cloths. Commentary: おばはん is similar to おばちゃん, but has a slightly ruder feel. You probably want to avoid saying おばはん to the person in question. It should not be used with family members. See おばちゃん for further usage notes. The male counterpart of おばはん is おっさん.