1. xiōng noun elder brother
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Sun 2006, loc. 1307; Unihan '兄')
  2. xiōng suffix brother / comrade / appended after a male's name
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense, 兄 is often appended after somebody's name in the Confucian practice of 称兄道弟 'to call each other brothers.' For example, 陈兄 'brother Chen.' (Sun 2006, loc. 1307)

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