Definition of 兄

  • elder brother
  • big brother


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケイ
  • キョウ
  • あに

Popular Words With This Kanji

兄, あに

older brother

兄弟, きょうだい, けいてい

siblings, brothers and sisters

従兄, いとこ, じゅうけい

male cousin

実兄, じっけい

one's own elder brother

兄貴, あにき

one's senior, elder brother

兄ちゃん, あんちゃん

(my) older brother, sonny (with a nuance of suspicion), lad

義兄, ぎけい, あに


兄さん, にいさん, あにさん

older brother, elder brother, brother (as older-brother figure in friendly and or work relationship), (vocative) young man, buddy, fella, laddie

長兄, ちょうけい

eldest brother

兄弟子, あにでし

senior schoolmate, senior apprentice

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