сестра

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

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Noun[edit]

сестра (sestráf

  1. sister (a female sibling)
  2. sister, nun (a female member of a religious community)

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Noun[edit]

сестра (sestraf

  1. sister

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

сестра́ (sestráf anim (genitive сестры́, nominative plural сёстры)

  1. sister
    сво́дная сестра́ (svódnaja sestrá) — stepsister
    двою́родная сестра́cousin, first cousin
    трою́родная сестра́second cousin
    родна́я сестра́sister (sibling)
    медици́нская сестра́nurse

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Rusyn[edit]

Noun[edit]

сестра (sestráf

  1. sister

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sěstra/
  • Hyphenation: сес‧тра

Noun[edit]

сѐстра f (Latin spelling sèstra)

  1. sister
  2. nun, short for часна сестра
  3. nurse, short for медицинска сестра

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Ukrainian[edit]

Ukrainian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

сестра́ (sestráf anim (genitive сестри́, nominative plural се́стри)

  1. sister
  2. (colloquial) nurse

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References[edit]

  • сестра” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka