Translation of brother in Spanish:

brother

hermano, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbrəðər//ˈbrʌðə/

noun

  • 1

    (relative)
    hermano masculine
    do you have any brothers and sisters? ¿tienes hermanos?
    • I do love you, but like a brother te quiero como a un hermano, nada más
    • the Jones brothers los hermanos Jones
    • the brothers Jones los hermanos Jones
    • Mr Campbell's parents and brothers are among the many relatives who have flown to New York.
    • To Tara's parents, brothers and sisters, relations and friends we offer our deepest sympathies and wish upon her the light of Heaven.
    • Jane, John and Desmond together with their parents and four brothers celebrated in style and were joined by a huge crowd of friends and neighbours on that special night in their young lives.
    • Kohli, along with his parents and brothers, are suspects in a fake passport case registered at Mohali.
    • She lives with her parents and two adult brothers in Alto Sopocachi (a relatively nice area of La Paz).
    • The brothers ' biological parents had been physically abusive and neglectful.
    • Generally your property passes to people in the order of wife or husband, children, grandchildren, parents, brothers and sisters, more distant relatives.
    • You need to talk to your brothers and your parents.
    • One was 10 when she, her parents and her elder brothers were arrested.
    • She is mourned by her son, daughters, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law relatives and friends.
    • The brothers ' proud parents, Geoff and Sue Finch, of Clacton, have told how they were inundated with goodwill messages while their sons and daughter-in-law were away.
    • Children are encouraged to attend with parents, brothers, sisters, relatives and pets to direct their own family portrait.
    • The death of such an ambitious, determined, talented and popular young man, with his life in front of him, has left his parents and brothers devastated.
    • He and his wife lived with his parents and brothers in a Soviet-style flat in one of the Soviet-built micro districts.
    • And some relatives don't even know where their parents, brothers or sons are being held.
    • The family had a difficult financial time during Murad's childhood, when little Murad and his brothers helped their parents run a small restaurant.
    • The £14,000-a-week Everton striker shares a terrace home with his parents and two younger brothers in Croxteth, Liverpool.
    • Traveling with my parents, my brothers and sister, and our then one-year-old daughter did not sound like a very relaxing vacation to me.
    • But while his parents and brothers are dead, five cousins have now been contacted, allowing the long-lost airman finally to be laid to rest in Scotland.
    • If she won the £100,000 prize for the Miss World competition she would move with her three older brothers and parents to Cyprus where the family often go on holiday.
  • 2

    (male comrade)
    compañero masculine
    • It was a Pledge Active: planned, executed and paid for by the pledges - no longer civilians, not yet full fraternity brothers.
    • By the way, if anyone sees my boss, remember that the Republican scumbag thinks I'm on Nantucket with my fraternity brothers.
    • Others were from rugby teammates, fraternity brothers, business associates, and boyfriends.
    • When I became a Freemason, I placed a Masonic square and compass emblem on my car, as is common practice, so I could be recognized on the road by my fellow brethren.
    • I would like to remind my fellow brothers and sisters in the ANC that their primary objective should be service delivery and the eradication of poverty.
    • I now know that my fellow brothers and sisters, the lawyers of New Zealand, will be in a position to practise in front of the highest court of our country.
    • My college fraternity brothers have a wonderful ritual.
    • There are members of various religions and their denominations among the brethren of the Scottish craft.
    • The guy with the shaved head is pretending to fight with his fraternity brother.
    • Your fraternity brother's main reason for existence is to witness your exploits with style.
    • On a related note, one of my old fraternity brothers has a new blog.
    • Fraternity brothers everywhere, you have a future!
  • 3US informal

    hermano informal
    tío Spain informal
    mano Southern Cone Latin America informal
    • Almost overnight, brothers shifted from Black Power chic to gangster buffoon.
    • We didn't connect like the brothers would here.
    • I'm only picking on the brothers who wear the bling because of hip-hop's wide-reaching and conspicuous influence.
  • 4

    Religion
    hermano masculine
    • He had become a brother in the Carmelite order right after he had gotten out of high school.
    • The other prison, the Curragh, in Co Kildare, takes offenders who are priests and religious brothers.
    • One very useful thing Catholics can do to facilitate conversation with the Protestant brethren is pay attention to how much Catholic doctrine is already believed by them.
    • The star said a Christian brother in his local school added to his childhood misery.
    • My desire is that Protestants would see me as a friend and a brother in Christ.
    • I immediately say down with him as I realized that he was a Christian brother.
    • And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.
    • However this loyalty ought not be solely to Christ and there must exist also charity towards our fellow brethren.
    • But then we got here and I saw how your own brethren in the Order have failed to appreciate your towering nobility.
    • He was looked after by two young brothers from a religious movement just outside Rouen.
    • He spent his early life courting disapproval, mincing down the corridors in front of the religious brothers to avoid conforming.
    • We have already slid into the infancy of theocratic fascism, and my brothers and sisters in Christ don't know they are being used.
    • In 1970, 750 people were seeking to become priests, brothers and nuns.
    • Help me Lord to work in harmony with my brothers and sisters in Christ, to rise above small-mindedness and to walk in victory!
    • It's a hard thing, to ask your Christian brother and sister to apologise for doing something they sincerely believe is right.
    • The order also has 400 brothers and about 1,000 lay members.
    • One of the silver linings to this dark cloud is the lively and blessed love expressed as brothers and sisters in Christ come together as the family to pray for a beloved brother and sister.
    • We can have revival the same way as our brothers and sisters in Christ, won theirs!
    • Brothers in Christ means white brothers in Christ in many cases.
    • I get to help decide whether he get to be my President, not my brother in Christ.
    • These saints are our brothers and sisters in the Lord, and many of their life stories have been etched into our minds.
    • The Committee also wishes to invite all priests, nuns and brothers who are natives of the Parish.
    • Luther's individualism vested an enormously heightened dignity in the least of Christ's brothers and sisters.
    • Blaming them is to forget that Augustine called the Donatists brothers, and encouraged his congregation to do the same.
    • Stephen goes out walking along the sea wall, where he passes a group of religious brothers that he can barely look at.
    • But I ask you as a brother in Christ to cease attacking my character and my mental stability.
    • John of the Cross forgave his Carmelite brothers who imprisoned him in a dungeon.
    • As more Catholics question the death penalty, the split from their brethren on the Christian right is becoming more pronounced, changing the politics of a bedrock issue.
    • The male religious orders fared even worse: in 2001, there was not a single vocation to the religious brothers.
    • They don't grow as their Pentecostal brothers and make no impact on the Brazilian society as a whole.
    • Aging populations of nuns, brothers and priests still reside in large properties throughout the state.
    • Fr Tony Lester is a Carmelite friar and Prior to a community of Carmelite brothers who live in More House on Heslington Lane.

exclamation

US
informal

  • 1

    (oh) brother! ¡Dios mío!