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The Chinese word for father-in-law is
岳父

yue fu (yuè fù)


Chinese Definition


father-in-law
     1. 公公
     2.
     3. 岳父
Components
     1. mountain peak
     2. used as a surname
     3. tall mountain
     4. parent-in-law
     1. father



Translations for and their definitions

公公
     1. n. (Mandarin, Gan, Jin, Wu) father-in-law (husband's father)
     2. n. (archaic) eunuch
     3. n. (archaic) (Grand Preceptor)
     4. n. (dialectal Mandarin, Cantonese, dialectal Gan, dialectal Wu) maternal grandfather
     5. n. (dialectal Mandarin, Gan, dialectal Hakka, Huizhou, Handan Jin, Min Bei, Xiang, dialectal Wu) paternal grandfather
     6. n. old man; elderly man


岳父
     1. n. father-in-law (wife's father)


     1. (lb, cmn, archaic) the father and mother of a woman's husband




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