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Brother and Sister

keishi / kyoudai
Brother and Sister Vertical Wall Scroll

兄姉 means, "brother and sister," in Japanese.

There's not a perfect way to say it in calligraphy but this is probably the best way.

Brotherly and Sisterly Love

shǒu zú qíng
Brotherly and Sisterly Love Vertical Wall Scroll

手足情 is the love between siblings. When you love, protect, care for, and have a deep bond that only brothers or sisters can.

The actual translation is "Hand and Foot" but it is said the relationship between brothers or sisters is like that of hands and feet. They belong together, and complete the body. Even though this says "hand and foot," it will always be read with the brotherly and sisterly love meaning in Chinese.

Note: During the past 20 years, the "One child policy" in China is slowly making this term obsolete.

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

兄姉

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 keishi;kyoudai(ik) / keshi;kyodai(ik) / けいし;きょうだい(ik)
Brotherly and Sisterly Love Vertical Wall Scroll
brother and sister

see styles
/ si4
ssu
wife or senior concubine of husbands older brother (old); elder sister (old)

see styles
sǎo / sao3
sao
 aniyome / あによめ
older brother's wife; sister-in-law
elder brother's wife; sister-in-law

兄妹

see styles
xiōng mèi / xiong1 mei4
hsiung mei
 keimai;kyoudai(ik) / kemai;kyodai(ik) / けいまい;きょうだい(ik)
brother(s) and sister(s)
older brother and younger sister

兄嫁

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 aniyome / あによめ elder brother's wife; sister-in-law

大嫂

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dà sǎo / da4 sao3
ta sao
older brother's wife; sister-in-law; elder sister (respectful appellation for an older married woman)

姉弟

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 shitei;kyoudai(ik) / shite;kyodai(ik) / してい;きょうだい(ik) older sister and younger brother

姐丈

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jiě zhàng / jie3 zhang4
chieh chang
older sister's husband; brother-in-law

嫂嫂

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sǎo sao / sao3 sao5
sao sao
older brother's wife; sister-in-law; (polite address to a younger married woman) sister

嫂子

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sǎo zi / sao3 zi5
sao tzu
(coll.) older brother's wife; sister-in-law; CL:個|个[ge4]

弟妹

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dì mèi / di4 mei4
ti mei
 teimai / temai / ていまい
younger sibling; younger brother's wife
younger brother and sister

弟婦


弟妇

see styles
dì fù / di4 fu4
ti fu
younger brother's wife; sister-in-law

弟媳

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dì xí / di4 xi2
ti hsi
younger brother's wife; sister-in-law

氏上

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 ujinokami / うじのかみ (1) (archaism) eldest son; (2) (archaism) older brother; older sister; (3) (archaism) older person; (4) (archaism) head of a clan; head of a region; (5) (archaism) skilled craftsman; (archaism) head of a clan; (personal name) Ujinokami

義兄

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 gikei(p);ani(ik) / gike(p);ani(ik) / ぎけい(P);あに(ik) (1) brother-in-law (spouse's older brother or older sister's husband); (2) older stepbrother

義姉

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 gishi(p);ane(ik) / ぎし(P);あね(ik) (1) sister-in-law (spouse's older sister or older brother's wife); (2) older stepsister; older adopted sister; non-blood-related older sister

義弟

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 gitei(p);otouto(ik) / gite(p);ototo(ik) / ぎてい(P);おとうと(ik) (1) brother-in-law (spouse's younger brother or younger sister's husband); (2) (obscure) younger stepbrother

舅嫂

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jiù sǎo / jiu4 sao3
chiu sao
wife's brother's wife, sister-in-law

表叔

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biǎo shū / biao3 shu1
piao shu
son of grandfather's sister; son of grandmother's brother or sister; father's younger male cousin; (Hong Kong slang) mainlander

乳兄弟

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 chikyoudai / chikyodai / ちきょうだい foster sibling; foster brother; foster sister

弟;乙

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 oto / おと (1) (archaism) younger brother (of an older brother); younger sister (of an older sister); (2) (archaism) youngest child; (prefix) (3) (archaism) young; younger; youngest; (4) (archaism) young and beautiful; cute

種違い

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 tanechigai / たねちがい half-sibling (by a different father); uterine sibling; maternal half-sibling; half-brother; half-sister

胤違い

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 tanechigai / たねちがい half-sibling (by a different father); uterine sibling; maternal half-sibling; half-brother; half-sister

腹違い

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 harachigai / はらちがい (brother and sister) born of a different mother

たね違い

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 tanechigai / たねちがい half-sibling (by a different father); uterine sibling; maternal half-sibling; half-brother; half-sister

兄妹交配

see styles
 kyoudaikouhai / kyodaikohai / きょうだいこうはい brother-sister inbreeding; sibling mating

兄嫁;嫂

see styles
 aniyome / あによめ elder brother's wife; sister-in-law

同母異父


同母异父

see styles
tóng mǔ yì fù / tong2 mu3 yi4 fu4
t`ung mu i fu / tung mu i fu
(of siblings) having the same mother but different fathers; half (brother or sister)

同父異母


同父异母

see styles
tóng fù yì mǔ / tong2 fu4 yi4 mu3
t`ung fu i mu / tung fu i mu
(of siblings) having the same father but different mothers; half (brother or sister)

種変わり

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 tanegawari / たねがわり (1) (See 種違い・たねちがい) half-sibling; half-brother or sister; (2) different strain; hybrid; new variety

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Lookup Brother and Sister in my Japanese & Chinese Dictionary


The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Brother and Sister兄姉keishi / kyoudai
keishi / kyodai
keishi / kyodai
Brotherly and Sisterly Love手足情shǒu zú qíng
shou3 zu2 qing2
shou zu qing
shouzuqing
shou tsu ch`ing
shoutsuching
shou tsu ching



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