姊妹

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See also: 姉妹 and 姐妹

Chinese[edit]

older sister younger sister
simp. and trad.
(姊妹)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: elder and younger sisters

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

姊妹

  1. sisters
  2. sister (usually in a figurative sense)

Usage notes[edit]

  • 姐姐 jiějie and 妹妹 mèimèi are the usual nouns for referring to one's sister.

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