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The Chinese word ge - 哥 - gē
(elder brother in Chinese)

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elder brother

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Chinese characters  ( ge / gē ) with pronunciation (English translation: elder brother )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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cousin  |  pals
哥 ( ge / gē ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 522)
Chinese example words containing the character 哥 ( ge / gē )
Āngēlā ( 安哥拉 ), dàgē ( 大哥 ), Duōgē ( 多哥 ), gēge ( 哥哥 ), Gēlúnbĭyà ( 哥伦比亚 ), Gēsīdàlíjiā ( 哥斯达黎加 ), Móluògē ( 摩洛哥 ), Mónàgē ( 摩纳哥 ), Mòxīgē ( 墨西哥 ), Tèlìnídá hé Duōbāgē ( 特立尼达和多巴哥 ), Yīnggē ( 英格 )
Other characters that are pronounced gē in Chinese
More words that mean elder brother in Chinese
dàgē ( 大哥 ), gēge ( 哥哥 ), kūn ( 昆 ), xiōng ( 兄 )

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