brother

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brother englannista suomeksi

  1. kaveri

  2. veljes, veli

  1. Substantiivi

  2. Verbi

brother englanniksi

  1. Brother

  1. Son of the same parents as another person.

  2. (RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)

  3. A male having at least one parent in common with another (see half-brother, stepbrother).

  4. A male fellow member of a religious community, church, trades union etc.

  5. 1975, (w), Deuteronomy 23:19

  6. You shall not charge interest to your brother—interest on money ''or'' food ''or'' anything that is lent out at interest.

    (ux)

  7. (n-g)

  8. A black male.

  9. 1991 January, ''SPIN'', vol. 6, no. 10, page 58:

  10. SPIN: Aren't you both as popular with white people as black people?
    L.L.: Oh, no question. But I've always said, that's why when people say, "L.L., hey, like, on the last album, you sold out," I say, "Yo, can I ask you a question, Mike Tyson sell out?" "No, he's a brother." I say, he's a cross-over artist. He went pop. You know what I'm saying? I mean, the rap audience ... they have to understand that their music is for all people. Me personally, I don't think it's about being black or white, (..)
  11. (quote-book)

  12. Somebody, usually male, connected by a common cause, situation, or affection.

  13. 1963, Martin Luther King Jr.

  14. The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny.
  15. Someone who is a peer, whether male or female.

  16. (RQ:Orwell Animal Farm)

  17. And, above all, no animal must ever tyrannise over his own kind. Weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all brothers.
  18. Someone who is a kinsman or shares the same patriarch.

  19. (quote-journal)

  20. To treat as a brother.

  21. 1819, (w), ''(w)'':

  22. Seest thou not we are overreached, and that our proposed mode of communicating with our friends without has been disconcerted by this same motley gentleman thou art so fond to brother?
  23. (non-gloss definition)

  24. ''We're being forced to work overtime? Oh, brother!''

  25. A (l) or brother-in-law; a male sibling.

  26. (quote-book) |translation=Now, brother Walter, my brother / by way of blood relation / and my brother in Christendom / through baptising and through faith (..)
  27. A (Christian) man (gloss).

  28. (RQ:Wycliffe NT Lichfield)

  29. A brother; one in a mutual pact of loyalty between two.

  30. Another member of a religious community or order (when one is a member)

  31. Another member of a guild or craft association (when one is a member)

  32. A male individual who one has a close platonic relationship with.

  33. One of one's peers as a ruler; (another) ruler.

  34. A relative or family member who is a man.

  35. Something similar to something else.

  36. (l)

  37. (alternative spelling of)