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"Hoe oud is jouw halfbroer?"

Translation:How old is your half-brother?

6 months ago

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Isn't step-brother a good translation?

6 months ago

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It's not the same: when someone is your half brother/sister that means that they "share" a parent with you (they are your mother's child with a man other than your father, for instance).

A step sibling has no parent in common with you (for instance, your mother remarries, and her new husband already has kids with his previous wife: those kids are your step brothers/sisters).

6 months ago