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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (male sibling)fratello nm
 I have two brothers and one sister.
 Ho due fratelli e una sorella.
brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (monk's title) (ecclesiastico)frate, Fra, Don nm
 Brother Dominic is praying in the chapel.
 Frate Domenico sta pregando nella cappella.
 
Additional Translations
brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (close friend) (figurato: amico)fratello nm
 Rick is a brother to me.
 Rick è come un fratello per me.
brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (fellow member) (figurato: compagno)fratello nm
 The union brothers and sisters met to discuss the strike.
 I fratelli e le sorelle dell'Unione si sono incontrati per discutere lo sciopero.
brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (human being) (figurato: essere umano)fratello nm
 Let us be kind to our brothers and treat all human beings with respect and decency.
 Siamo gentili verso i nostri fratelli e trattiamo tutte le persone con rispetto e civiltà.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
baby brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (youngest male sibling) (informale: fratello minore)fratellino nm
big brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (older male sibling) (informale)fratellone nm
Big Brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (government surveillance) (figurato: sorveglianza)Grande Fratello nm
blood brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (biological male sibling)fratello di sangue nm
 He's not my blood brother, just my step brother.
 Non è mio fratello di sangue, bensì il mio fratellastro.
blood brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (loyal male friend)fratello per patto di sangue nm
 They cut their palms and shook hands to become blood brothers.
 Si tagliarono i palmi delle mani e se le strinsero diventando fratelli per patto di sangue.
brother and sister nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (male and female siblings)fratello e sorella nm
 You can tell they're brother and sister; in fact, they both look just like their mother.
 Si vede che sono fratello e sorella: assomigliano tutti e due alla madre.
brother in arms nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fellow soldier, comrade)commilitone nm
 Many soldiers stay in contact with their brothers in arms long after the war is over.
 * Ricordo sempre con affetto alcuni miei commilitoni.
  compagno d'armi nm
 * Quel mio amico è stato anche mio compagno d'armi.
brother-in-law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (spouse's male sibling)cognato nm
brother-in-law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sister's husband)cognato nm
elder brother fratello maggiore
foster brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (brother temporarily adopted)fratello adottivo nm
 George is my foster brother; that's why he doesn't look like me or anyone else in the family.
fraternal twin brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (twin: non-identical, male)gemello eterozigote nm
 She has a fraternal twin brother who lives in San Francisco.
 Ha un gemello eterozigote che vive a San Francisco.
fraternity brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (student belonging to all-male group) (college americano)compagno di confraternita nm
half-brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (male sibling by one parent)fratellastro nm
 My half-brother and I have different fathers.
 Io e il mio fratellastro abbiamo padri diversi.
kid brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (younger male sibling)fratellino, fratello minore, fratello piccolo nm
 He may be 22 now, but he'll always be my kid brother!
 Avrà anche 22 anni, ma resta sempre il mio fratellino.
little brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (younger male sibling)fratello più piccolo, fratello minore nm
 I have one big sister and two little brothers.
 Ho una sorella maggiore e due fratelli minori.
  (colloquiale, affettuoso)fratellino nm
Oh brother! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" US, slang (expressing exasperation) (impazienza)E basta!, Per la miseria! inter
soul brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang (black man)fratello nero nm
step-brother,
stepbrother
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(male child of parent's spouse)fratellastro nm
 My step-brother always teases me about my hair. When my mother re-married, I gained two stepbrothers.
 Il mio fratellastro mi tira sempre i capelli. Quando mia madre si è risposata mi sono trovato con due fratellastri.
twin (brother) (fratello) gemello nm
twin brother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (male sibling from same pregnancy)gemello, fratello gemello nm
twin-brother fratello gemello nm
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