TAKOBOTO

Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
Readings
おとうと
otouto
おと
oto
おとと
ototo
Irregular kana usage
てい
tei
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Humble (kenjougo) language
younger brotherpetit frère

Meaning restricted to てい
Archaism
pupil, apprenticeмладший братjüngerer Bruder

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

Example sentences
彼は私と弟を取り違えた。Parts: (かれ), (わたし), (おとうと), 取り違える (とりちがえる)Il m'a confondu avec mon petit frère.
He mistook me for my younger brother.
Er hat mich mit meinem kleinen Bruder verwechselt.

Community comments
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