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bhaijaan

\bhaa-ii-jaan\
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Definition

beloved elder brother!!.....bhai and jaan(brother and life).....usually the eldest brother of the siblings is called a bhaijaan.. to show how most he is admired and he is the jaan of all the younger ones....
likewise all the brothers r allotted with different names according to the order in which they were born.
bade bhaijaan...eldest.
manjle bahijaan.. middle.
sanle bhaijaan....second last.
chote bahijaan....youngest.

Usage

boy:wher is your brother??
kid: bhaijaan has gone out!
Added 2012-07-10 by dtool

Root

Urdu

Region

Bangalore

Related Terms

Bhai, bhaiya, bhaiyyan