Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 兄


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Meaning

elder brother

Pronunciation

KEI, KYŌ
ani

Explanation

A mouth and legs

Mnemonic

A big mouth on legs: That's my elder brother.

Radicals

moving feet(Radical: hitoashi)
mouth(A small square stands for the mouth, and a big square is an enclosure.)
elder Brother
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Vocabulary

お兄さん おにいさん (honorable) older brother
あに (hum) older brother
兄弟 きょうだい (hum) siblings
従兄弟 いとこ (uk) cousin (male)

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