Chinese Traditional: 同父異母
Chinese Simplified: 同父异母
Pinyin: tong2 fu4 yi4 mu3
Zhuyin: ㄊㄨㄥˊ ㄈㄨˋ ㄧˋ ㄇㄨˇ
English Meaning: (of siblings) having the same father but different mothers

Example Sentences:

ta1 de5 tong2 fu4 yi4 mu3 ge1 ge5 zui4 jin4 zhuan3 xiang4 zhi1 chi2 gong4 he2 dang3.
His half-brother recently switched allegiance to the Republican Party.
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Related Words:



1. same 2. alike, similar 3. together, with each other 4. and, as well as 5. (used to show comparison)

Here: same

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[formal] 1. father 2. used to address a male elder member of a family

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1. different 2. strange, unusual

Here: different

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[formal] 1. mother, elderly female relative 2. origin, source 3. (of animals) female

Here: mother

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