ermana

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin germāna. Compare to Spanish hermana.

Noun[edit]

ermana f (Latin spelling, plural ermanas)

  1. sister

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of ermano (brother), or from Latin germāna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ermana f (plural ermanas, masculine singular ermano, masculine plural ermanos)

  1. sister
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 23v. a.
      emurio alli mariã el ermana de aron q̃ nõ auiã q̃ comer nĩ q̃ beuer
      and there died Miriam, the sister of Aaron, who had nothing to eat or to drink
    • Idem, f. 80v. b.
      alli eran maria & marta ermanas delazaro el q̃ ressucito ih̃u x̊
      there lived Mary and Martha, sisters of Lazarus, the one whom Jesus Christ had resurrected

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