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brothers / younger brother / CL: 個|个 / I, me (humble term used by men in public speech) / brotherly / fraternal
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elder brother
senior male fellow student or apprentice / son (older than oneself) of one's teacher
brothers / comrade
brothers and sisters / siblings
elder brother / term of respect for a man of about the same age
brother(s) and sister(s)
brothers / comrades / men / brethren
fellow apprentices / fellow students (male)
(polite) my elder brother
Warner Brothers
lit. hard to differentiate between elder and younger brother (idiom) / fig. one is just as bad as the other
brothers in hardship (idiom) / fellow sufferers / in the same boat
elder brother (often used self-referentially) / (form of address between male friends) old chap / buddy
fraternity
older male patrilineal cousin
older male cousin via female line
(honorific written address) My dear friend
male cousins via female line
elder brother and his wife
internecine strife (idiom); fighting among oneself
lit. older brother / fig. fellow students who are successful in the imperial examinations
sworn brothers
Lehman Brothers, investment bank
father's brother's sons / paternal male cousin
older male second cousin
eldest brother
father and elder brother(s) / head of the family / patriarch
Your esteemed older brother (honorific)
all men are brothers
sworn brother
twin brothers
elder brother
wife's older brother
Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky 陀思妥耶夫斯基
brother (polite appellation for a friend one's age)
(coll., humorous) money (so named because in former times, Chinese coins had a square hole in the middle)
senior partner in sworn brotherhood
husband of wife's older sister
senior fellow student
internal disunity dissolves at the threat of an invasion from outside (idiom)
even with your own brother, keep clear accounts (idiom)
sibling


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