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==Brother Terms==
 
==Brother Terms==
Older: Aniki, Oniisan.
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Older: Aniki, Oniisan. Oniichan (affectionate).
  
 
Younger: Otouto
 
Younger: Otouto
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==Sister Terms==
 
==Sister Terms==
 
Older: Aneki, Oneesan.  
 
Older: Aneki, Oneesan.  

Revision as of 14:23, 22 February 2015

In all these examples, you can replace the -san with -chan for a more affectionate term.

Using Familial Terms To Address Strangers

If you're about the same age, you can address strangers with brother and sister terms: Oniisan and Oneesan. It's not too different from going "Hey, bro."

If the person you're address is much older, you can call them uncle or aunty: Ojisan or Obasan.

If the person is really old, then you can call them grandfather or grandmother: Ojiisan or Obaasan.

Father Terms

Chichi, Otousan, Tousan. Oyaji.

Mother Terms

Haha, Okaasan, Kaasan. Ofukuro.

Brother Terms

Older: Aniki, Oniisan. Oniichan (affectionate).

Younger: Otouto

Sister Terms

Older: Aneki, Oneesan.

Younger: Imouto.

Uncle

Ojisan.

Aunt

Obasan.

Grandfather

Ojiisan.

Grandmother

Obaasan.

More Japanese

List of Japanese Words

Page of Japanese terms that appear in the shows