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にいにい・にーにー【兄々・兄兄】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa, Kunigami: Nakijin, Yamatu)

niinii [nʲiːnʲiː]

Definition

Noun

  1. (Familiar) Big brother, older brother

Etymology

Cognate to standard Japanese にい【兄】 nii and  あに【兄】 ani "older brother".

Notes

The term にーにー niinii is used extensively throughout the 2006 Japanese romance Nada Sousou 【涙そうそう】, a film based in Okinawa that centers around the life of two step siblings (see clip).

See also: やっちー yacchii "older brother".

意味:あに【兄】、おにいさん【お兄さん】、おにいちゃん【お兄ちゃん】

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