お姉さん

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ねえ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

お姉さん ‎(hiragana おねえさん, romaji onē-san)

  1. (honorific) elder sister. Used as term of address to one's own older sister, and to refer to other people's older sisters.

Synonyms[edit]

  •  (あね)(ane): (humble): Used to refer to one's own older sister when talking to someone else.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9