N4 Kanji Course

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Meaning:

In Japanese, 兄 means “older brother”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiあに
Onyomiきょう

How to write it:


Origin:

You can see a man opening his mouth.
It means that your older brother can ask you to do something for him.
So 兄 stands for “older brother”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basicあにolder brother
Basicお兄さんおにいさんolder brother
Basic兄弟きょうだいbrothers
Adv従兄弟いとこcousin
Adv兄貴あにきbig brother
H_Adv義兄ぎけいbrother-in-law
Others兄嫁あによめbrother's wife
Note:
にいさん is an exception. Just remember it directly!
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