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 / 兄弟今仔日请人 [Taiwanese]  ―  xiōngdì wǒ jīnzǐrì qǐngrén [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

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

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

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"