aunt; middle-aged woman Word type: Nouns Kanji: 叔母ちゃんStandard: おばさんStandard kanji: 叔母さんExample: おばちゃん、その服どこで買うたん？ Hey, here did you buy those cloths? Commentary: This phrase is often used when calling for somebody or getting their attention. It should usually be used only with people you have a little history with. It can also be used with family members. The male counterpart of おばちゃん is おっちゃん. Also see おばはん.