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, あに
older brother, elder brother
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, けい
Pronoun, Familiar language, Honorific or respectful, Male term, epistolary style referring to a male who is one's equal or superior
1. you
2. Mr, Mister
See 兄・あに, orig. meaning
3. older brother, elder brother
, にい
Noun, used as a suffix, See お兄さん・1, Familiar language
older brother, elder brother
, 首, 氏上, このかみ
See 長男, Archaism
1. eldest son
2. older brother, older sister
3. older person
See 氏上
4. head of a clan, head of a region
5. skilled craftsman
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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