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Explanation: Brother in general is: akh: أخ
The brother: al-akh: الأخ
My brother: akhee: أخي
akh could mean: friend / companion / friar.
ِshaqeeq: شقيق is also (a) brother, but it is more specific: (a brother from the same parents/ full brother). This word is derived from: shaqqa شق (verb) which means something like: split,rip,slit….
Brother: shaqeeq: شقيق
The brother: ashaqeeq: الشقيق
My brother: shaqeeqee: شقيقي