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brother /ˈbɹʌðə(ɹ)/, /ˈbɹʌðɚ/
  • male fellow member of a religious community
  • male having parents in common
  • male sibling
  • peer
der Bruder (Pl.: die Brüder) {m}
brother-in-law /ˈbɹʌðəɹ ɪn ˌlɔː/, /ˈbɹʌðɚ ɪn ˌlɑ/, /ˈbɹʌðɚ ɪn ˌlɔ/
  • one's husband's brother
  • one's sister's husband
  • one's wife's brother
der Schwager (Pl.: die Schwäger) {m}
brother-in-law /ˈbɹʌðəɹ ɪn ˌlɔː/, /ˈbɹʌðɚ ɪn ˌlɑ/, /ˈbɹʌðɚ ɪn ˌlɔ/
  • one's husband's sister's husband
  • one's wife's sister's husband
der Schwippschwager (Pl.: die Schwippschwäger) {m}
der Schwager (Pl.: die Schwäger) {m}
co-brother-in-law
  • one's spouse's brother-in-law
der Schwager (Pl.: die Schwäger) {m}
der Schwippschwager (Pl.: die Schwippschwäger) {m}
half brother /ˌhæfˈbɹʌðɚ/
  • a male half-sibling
der Halbbruder (Pl.: die Halbbrüder) {m}
little brother das Brüderchen (Pl.: die Brüderchen) {n}
kleiner Bruder
older brother
  • a sibling's older brother (to be merged)
[[großer]] [[Bruder]]
older brother
  • a sibling's older brother
großer Bruder
younger brother [[jüngere
brother-in-arms
  • fellow combatant or soldier
Waffenbruder
brothers /ˈbɹʌðə(ɹ)z/
  • male siblings
Brüder
blood brother
  • unrelated male friend confirmed by a ceremonial mingling of blood
Blutsbruder
Big Brother
  • character in Nineteen Eighty-Four
Großer Bruder
do you have any brothers or sisters
  • do you have any siblings?
haben Sie geschwister
brother-german
  • brother by birth
leiblicher Bruder
brother and sister das Geschwister (Pl.: die Geschwister) {n}
fraternity brother der Bundesbruder (Pl.: die Bundesbrüder) {m}
brothers and sisters das Geschwister (Pl.: die Geschwister) {n}
twin brother der Zwillingsbruder (Pl.: die Zwillingsbrüder) {m}
adoptive brother der Adoptivbruder (Pl.: die Adoptivbrüder) {m}
Deutsch English
der Big Brother (Pl.: die Big Brothers) {m}
  • (unerwünschte) Überwachungseinrichtung; Überwachungsstaat
Big Brother
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