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The Chinese word gege - 哥哥 - gēge
(elder brother in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

gēge

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English translation

elder brother

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Chinese characters  ( gege / gēge ) with pronunciation (English translation: elder brother )
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哥哥 ( gege / gēge ) is composed of these characters: (ge) , (ge)
The traditional Chinese characters of gēge are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 哥哥 ( gege / gēge ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zhe shi Han, wo de gege.
Zhè shì Hán, wŏ de gēge.

 – English translation: This is Han, my elder brother.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

elder brother  |  elder brother
哥哥 ( gege / gēge ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 331)
More words that mean elder brother in Chinese
dàgē ( 大哥 ), ( 哥 ), kūn ( 昆 ), xiōng ( 兄 )

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