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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
儿 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. elder brother, big brother
Readings
Kun'yomi: あに、にい.さん。(Jouyou Reading)
せ、よし、え。
On'yomi: キョウ。(Go-on Reading)
ケイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 兄

Dictionary Entries for 兄

ani
noun
  1. older brother; elder brother
kei
pronoun
  1. you
suffix
  1. Mr; Mister
noun
  1. older brother; elder brother
nii
noun, used as a suffix
  1. older brother; elder brother
konokami
noun
  1. eldest son
  2. older brother; older sister
  3. older person
  4. head of a clan; head of a region
  5. skilled craftsman

Stroke Order Diagrams for 兄

Construction of Character for 兄

Radicals and parts present in 兄
Radical legs radical (no. 10) Kanji Details »
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 兄
  1. 象形。頭蓋骨が固まった子どもの形から。固まっていないのは)。

Kanji related to 兄

  • 婿

  • 寿

    稿

  • 使

    調

    沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 兄

French
  1. frère aîné, grand frère
Portuguese
  1. irmão mais velho, irmão maior
Spanish
  1. hermano mayor

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