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兄弟
Readings
きょうだい
kyoudai
けいてい
keitei
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: ご兄弟
siblings, brothers and sistersfrère, frères et sœurs, fratrie, sœur

brothers
siblings-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law
Familiar language
Male term or language
mate, friendбратья и сёстрыBrüder, Verwandtschaftsbeziehung als Bruder, Geschwister, Brüder und Schwestern (beinhaltet auch Halbgeschwister), Verwandtschaftsbeziehung als Geschwister, Schwager, Adoptivbrüder, Blutsbrüder, Kameraden, Genossen

Kanji
ON: ケイ, キョウKUN: あに
elder brother, big brother

ON: テイ, ダイ, デKUN: おとうと
younger brother, faithful service to elders

Example sentences
あなたは何人兄弟がいますか。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 何人 (なんにん), 兄弟 (きょうだい), 居る (いる)How many brothers and sisters do you have?
How many brothers do you have?
How many siblings do you have?

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