Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 兄
- end with 兄
- contain 兄
elder brother, big brother
KUN:
  • あに
    ani
ON:
  • ケイ
    kei
  • キョウ
    kyou
Nanori:
  • e
  • se
  • よし
    yoshi
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 94 results)

noun
older brother, elder brother

noun
1.
siblings, brothers and sisters
See also:ご兄弟
2.
brothers
3.
siblings-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law
4.
mate, friend(familiar language, male term)
Other readings:
兄弟【けいてい】

noun
1.
older brother, elder brother(honorific language)
See also:兄さん
2.
young man, buddy, fella, laddie(vocative)
See also:兄さん
Other readings:
御兄さん【おにいさん】

noun
cousin (male)(usually kana)
See also:従姉妹
Other readings:
じゅうけいてい《従兄弟》

noun
biological older brother

noun
1.
elder brother(familiar language, honorific language)
2.
one's senior
3.
older man, man older than oneself
Other readings:
アニキ

noun
1.
(one's) older brother(familiar language)
2.
young man, sonny, lad
Other readings:
兄ちゃん【あんちゃん】

noun
1.
older brother, elder brother(honorific language)
See also:お兄さん
2.
brother (as older-brother figure in friendly and or work relationship)
3.
young man, buddy, fella, laddie(vocative)
Other readings:
兄さん【あにさん】

noun
1.
guardians, parents
2.
father and older brother

noun
1.
brother-in-law (spouse's older brother or older sister's husband)
2.
older stepbrother
Other readings:
義兄【あに】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kana usage
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 474 results)

When I have homework to do, my brother always helps me with it

おとうと
しゅっぱ
出発した
あに
のこ
残った
Then the younger brother set off, and the elder remained behind

わた
私の
あに
いそ
忙しく
My brother is not busy

I'll ask my brother to give me a ride

My brother doesn't go in for sports

かれ
かな
必ず
あに
おも
思い出す
I cannot see him without thinking of my brother

わた
私の
あに
しつぎょ
失業
My brother is out of work

かれ
彼の
あに
せんげつ
先月
His brother passed away last month

かれ
彼の
せんげつ
先月
His brother passed away last month

あに
ちが
違って
わた
Unlike my brother, I cannot swim

I want you to meet my cousin

かれ
わた
私の
こんやく
婚約
He got engaged to my cousin

Please don't compare me with my brother

You remind me of your brother

きみ
君の
きょうだ
兄弟
ちが
間違えた
I mistook you for your brother

The brothers hate each other

かれ
わた
私の
けっこん
結婚した
He married my cousin

かれ
あに
かし
賢くない
He is less clever than his elder brother

わた
私の
あに
した
明日
あさ
とうちゃ
到着
My brother is arriving tomorrow morning

He is not so old as my brother