I am translating the sentence from English into Japanese:

On Christmas I get toys from my sister.

I have no idea if the sister is older or younger than the speaker. So, if I don't want to be guessing, I can use neither 姉 nor 妹. Which word should I use in this case?

Thank you!

  • @naruto Thank you! I have read the answers. The person whose answer is accepted says "The ultimate option is to take a shot in the dark." Do you agree?
    – Enguroo
    Jun 14, 2019 at 3:49
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    Yes, if you are absolutely sure this "sister" won't appear again in the plot, it works :)
    – naruto
    Jun 14, 2019 at 4:01
  • Maybe you could you say 兄弟にもらった? Or 親戚にもらった
    – Tuomo
    Jun 14, 2019 at 13:29


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