お兄さん

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Reading

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  • ()(にい)()()
    おにいさん (oniisan)

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  • honorific languagenoun
    older brother, elder brother
    • see also: 
  • young man, buddy, fella, laddie
    • see also: 
    • vocative
  • oudere broer {honorifieke term (sonkeigo 尊敬語) voor ani 兄}
    • frère aîné
      • (vocatif) jeune homme, copain, gars
        • älterer Bruder
          • старший брат
            • {vaš, njegov itd.} starejši brat, {naziv za naslavljanje, ogovarjanje lastnega starejšega brata}
              • hermano mayor, (vocativo) joven, chico, hermano mayor, (vocativo) ¿Señor?
                • äldre bror, storebror

                  Family

                  List of words related to family.

                  Family names in Japanese

                  EnglishJapanese
                  👪 Family
                  👨 Father  
                  👩 Mother  
                  👴 Grandfather
                  👵 Grandmother
                  👦🏼 Grandchild
                  👦 Big brother
                  👧 Big sister
                  👶 Little brother
                  👶🏼 Little sister
                  👦👧 Siblings
                  🤵 Husband
                  👰 Wife
                  👶🏻 Child
                  👦🏻 Son
                  👧🏻 Daughter
                  🐶 Pet
                  👨🏻 Uncle
                  👩🏻 Aunt
                  Cousin
                  Relative

                  Kanji in this word

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                  • 5 strokes

                    elder brother, big brother

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                  • Japanese sentence

                    彼のお兄さんは有名なサッカーの選手です。 

                    Sentence analysis
                    Translation

                    His brother is a famous soccer player.

                    Son frère est un joueur de foot célèbre.

                    Sein älterer Bruder ist ein bekannter Fußballspieler.

                    Su hermano es un jugador famoso de fútbol.


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