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The Chinese word dage - 大哥 - dàgē
(elder brother in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

elder brother, eldest brother

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( dage / dàgē ) with pronunciation (English translation: elder brother )
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大哥 ( dage / dàgē ) is composed of these characters: (da) , (ge)
The traditional Chinese characters of dàgē are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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big  |  brother
大哥 ( dage / dàgē ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 579)
More words that mean elder brother in Chinese
( 哥 ), gēge ( 哥哥 ), kūn ( 昆 ), xiōng ( 兄 )

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