Kana: ケイ、キョウ、あに
Romaji: kei, kyō, ani

Name Readings

Kana: え、せ、よし
Romaji: e, se, yoshi


elder brother, big brother

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  5
Radical Number:  30
Frequency:  1219
Grade:  2
Skip Pattern:  2-3-2
Korean Reading:  hyeong
Chinese Reading:  xiong1
Unicode:  5144
JIS:  373B


Halpern Index: 2154
Nelson Index: 875
New Nelson Index: 344
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3d2.9
Four Corner Index: 6021.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 267
Gakken Index: 1049
Japanese Names Index: 181
Daikanwanjiten Index: 1343
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 1.0996
Remembering the kanji Index: 103
Busy People Index: 3.18
Kanji Flashcards Index: 122
Kodansha Compact Index: 142
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 114
Kanji in Context Index: 75
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1362
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1848
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 104
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 107
Essential Kanji Index: 234
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2676
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3757
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 199
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 106


elder brother; older brother
used after the name of someone who is an older brother figure; used with various honorifics to mean (older) brother
兄弟 (きょうだい、けいてい)
siblings; brothers and sisters; brothers; siblings-in-law; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; mate; friend
従兄弟 (いとこ、じゅうけいてい)
cousin (male)
兄貴 (あにき、アニキ)
elder brother; one's senior; older man; man older than oneself
elder brother; pronoun or suffix used in reference to an older brother figure; Mister; Mr
eldest son; older brother; older sister; older person; head of a clan; head of a region; skilled craftsman
兄妹 (けいまい、きょうだい)
older brother and younger sister
実兄 (じっけい)
one's own elder brother
従兄 (じゅうけい、いとこ)
cousin (elder male)
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