how to understand this sentence?

I was the youngest son, and the youngest but two.



Does it mean that I have two younger sisters?

how to understand "but two" in this sentence?

Jan 5, 2016 1:11 AM
Comments · 2

You are right. He has two younger sisters. 'But two' here means 'except for two'. He is the youngest except for two siblings.

January 5, 2016

More information on the context would be needed to answer this.  As the sentence is, it is not understandable.

January 5, 2016