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English Meaning(s) for 兄

  1. older brother; elder brother

Definition and Synonyms for 兄

Blood Brother a male with the same parents as someone else
Synonyms: ブラザー, , , , , 兄い, 兄さん, 兄ちゃん, 兄弟, 兄様, 兄者, 兄者人, 兄貴, 大兄, 実兄, 実弟, , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 兄

elder brother; big brother Kanji Details »

Categories 兄 is a member of

Male Sibling a sibling who is male
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 兄

Sample Sentences for 兄

When I have homework to do, my brother always helps me with it.
The elder brother was living in a village and had grown neither rich nor poor.
He took part in the meeting in place of his brother.
My brother is big enough to travel alone.
She has five older brothers.

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oniisan(elder bro) oneesan(elder sis) sayoonara(bye) go-kyoodai(sibling) and these are used in general.
#2 Posted by Ingyin Hashi Bell Boan over 7 years ago, last modified at 1:45 PM

Hello, I need help with three Japanese words. Your help will be sincerely appreciated

What would be the japanese word for:

brother (general)

sister (general)



#1 Posted by John_A over 7 years ago

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