Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 50:兄

Meaning

In Japanese,兄 means “elder brother”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:あに
Onyomi:きょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
兄(あに)のパソコン→My elder brother’s computer

Onyomi:
兄弟(きょうだい)→brothers

Origin:

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

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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