TAKOBOTO

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Readings
ねえ
nee
Meanings
Noun, used as a suffix
See also: 兄, にい, 1
Familiar language
used after the name of someone who is an older sister figure

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: お姉さん, 1
used with various honorifics to mean (older) sister

Kanji
ON: KUN: あね, はは
elder sister

Example sentences
「あ、は、はい・・・ごめん、玲姉」「コラ。幾ら親戚とはいえ、私は先輩医師よ?院内ではちゃんとケジメをつけなさい」Parts: , NI, はい, ご免 (ごめん), (ねえ), こら, 幾ら (いくら), 親戚 (しんせき), とは言え (とはいえ), (わたし), 先輩 (せんぱい), 医師 (いし), 院内 (いんない), ちゃんと, けじめを付ける (けじめをつける), なさい"Ah, y-yes ... Sorry, Coz." "Hey! You might be my relative but here I'm your senior and a doctor. Keep things straight while you're in the hospital!"

姉は私のズボンにアイロンをかけてくれる。Parts: (あね), (わたし), ズボン, アイロンを掛ける (アイロンをかける), 呉れる (くれる)My sister presses my trousers.

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