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兄弟
Readings

kyoudai

keitei
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: ご兄弟
siblings, brothers and sisters

Noun (futsuumeishi)
brothers

Noun (futsuumeishi)
siblings-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Familiar language
Male term or language
mate, friend

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

Stroke: 5 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-3-2 FC: 6021.1


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

Stroke: 7 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-2-5 FC: 8022.2


Phrases
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 siblings do you have?
How many brothers do you have?

ライト兄弟はエンジンで動く飛行機を飛ばすことに成功した。
Parts: 兄弟 (きょうだい) エンジン 動く (うごく) 飛行機 (ひこうき) 飛ばす (とばす) (こと) 成功 (せいこう)
The Wright brothers succeeded in flying an airplane driven by an engine.

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