あね

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

あね (romaji ane)

  1. : elder sister, mostly of speaker's -(in a common, used)
    (Humble): Used to refer to one's own older sister when talking to someone else.
    One's older brother's wife or older sister of one's spouse. Sister-in-law. 義姉
  2. : see above. -(this kanji is sometimes used)

Synonyms[edit]

  •  (ねえ)さん (onēsan): (Honorific): One's older sister. Used as term of address to one's own older sister, and to refer to other people's older sisters.