兄弟

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Chinese[edit]

elder brother younger brother
simp. and trad.
(兄弟)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

兄弟

  1. term of address for a close friend of the same age or younger
    兄弟今天請客 [MSC, trad.]
    兄弟今天请客 [MSC, simp.]
    Xiōngdì, wǒ jīntiān qǐngkè. [Pinyin]
    My brother, it's my treat today.
    兄弟今仔日請人 [Taiwanese, trad.]
    兄弟今仔日请人 [Taiwanese, simp.]
    Hiaⁿ-tī, góa kin-á-ji̍t chhiáⁿ-lâng. [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]
    My brother, it's my treat today.
  2. generic term for older and younger brothers, brothers, brethren; brothers and sisters, siblings

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きょう
Grade: 2
だい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

兄弟 ‎(hiragana きょうだい, romaji kyōdai, historical hiragana きやうだい)

  1. a brother, brothers, brethren
  2. brothers and sisters, siblings

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

兄弟 ‎(hyeongje) ‎(hangeul 형제)

  1. Hanja form? of 형제, “brother, brothers, sibling”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

兄弟

  1. Hán tự form of huynh đệ, "brothers"