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How to say Brother In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
兄あにアニ
Pronunciation: ah-nee
How to Say It Outloud: Ah-nee
Usage: Older brother (formal)
Example Sentence Japanese:兄は大学に行っています。
Example Sentence English:My older brother goes to university.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
弟おとうとオトウト
Pronunciation: oh-toh-oh-toh
How to Say It Outloud: Oh-toh-oh-toh
Usage: Younger brother
Example Sentence Japanese:弟はサッカーが大好きです。
Example Sentence English:My younger brother loves soccer.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
お兄さんおにいさんオニーサン
Pronunciation: oh-nee-sahn
How to Say It Outloud: Oh-nee-sahn
Usage: Older brother (polite)
Example Sentence Japanese:お兄さんはどこにいますか?
Example Sentence English:Where is your older brother?
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
兄弟きょうだいキョウダイ
Pronunciation: kyoh-dai
How to Say It Outloud: Kyoh-dai
Usage: Siblings (brothers)
Example Sentence Japanese:彼には二人の兄弟がいます。
Example Sentence English:He has two brothers.

Dictionary

弟おとうとCommon wordjlpt-n1jlpt-n5
Noun
  • younger brother; little brother; kid brother
Noun
  • brother-in-law (spouse's younger brother or younger sister's husband)
Noun
  • pupil; apprentice
兄あにCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • older brother; elder brother
お兄さんおにいさんCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • older brother; elder brother
Noun
  • young man; buddy; fella; laddie
入満イルマン
Noun
  • brother; lay brother; non-ordained member of a Christian religious order
ブラザーブラザー
Noun
  • brother
Company
  • Brother
兄さんにいさんCommon word
Noun
  • older brother; elder brother
Noun
  • brother (as older-brother figure in friendly and or work relationship)
Noun
  • young man; buddy; fella; laddie
兄貴あにきCommon word
Noun
  • elder brother
Noun
  • one's senior
Noun
  • older man; man older than oneself
Wikipedia definition
  • Aniki
にいちゃんCommon word
Noun
  • (one's) older brother
Noun
  • young man; sonny; lad
ブラザー
Noun
  • Brother
末弟ばってい
Noun
  • youngest brother
Noun
  • last disciple
ブラコンブラコン
Noun
  • brother complex; excessive attachment to one's brother
Noun
  • black contemporary (music)
お兄ちゃんおにいちゃん
Noun
  • (one's) older brother
Noun
  • lad; sonny
愚弟ぐてい
Noun
  • (one's) younger brother
Noun
  • foolish younger brother
義兄弟ぎきょうだい
Noun
  • brother-in-law; stepbrother; sworn brother
Wikipedia definition
  • Blood brother
伯仲はくちゅう
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • being evenly matched; being equal with; being on a par with; being well contested
Noun
  • eldest and second eldest brother; older and younger brother
Place
  • Hakuchuu
小弟しょうてい
Noun
  • little brother; younger brother
Noun
  • my younger brother
Pronoun
  • I; me
阿兄あけい
Noun
  • elder brother; my dear brother
兄姉けいし
Noun
  • brother and sister
賢兄けんけい
Pronoun
  • wise elder brother; polite reference to another's older brother, or to one's senior
兄弟きょうだいCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • siblings; brothers and sisters
Noun
  • brothers
Noun
  • siblings-in-law; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law
Noun
  • mate; friend

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