義兄弟

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Chinese[edit]

justice; righteousness; meaning brothers, brethren; brothers and sisters, siblings
trad. (義兄弟) 兄弟
simp. (义兄弟) 兄弟

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Noun[edit]

義兄弟

  1. sworn brothers

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
きょう
Grade: 2
だい
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(gi, nonconsanguineous relationship) +‎ 兄弟 (kyōdai, brothers)

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Noun[edit]

義兄弟 (hiragana ぎきょうだい, rōmaji gikyōdai, historical hiragana ぎきやうだい)

  1. sworn brothers
  2. brothers-in-law

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN