兄貴

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あに
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
yutōyomi

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Noun[edit]

兄貴 (hiragana あにき, rōmaji aniki)

  1. an big brother (someone who is considered one's senior)
  2. (slang) a big bro (gang leader)
    • 1988 July 30, Fujiko F. Fujio, “なくな!ゆうれい [The Boo-hoo! Ghost]”, in ひとりぼっちの宇宙戦争 [The One-Man Cosmic War] (藤子不二雄少年SF短編集; 1), volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 16th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-140701-3, page 55:
      ゴンすけとはなんだ!
      兄きのことは、ゴッドファーザーとよんでもらおう。
      Gonsuke to wa nan da!
      Aniki no koto wa, Goddo Fāzā to yondemora ō.
      What’s Gonsuke?
      Call him God Father, okay?

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