søster

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse systir, from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr (sister).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /søstər/, [ˈsøsd̥ɐ]

Noun[edit]

søster c (singular definite søsteren, plural indefinite søstre)

  1. sister (woman or girl having the same parents)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse systir (sister), from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr (sister).

Noun[edit]

søster m, f (definite singular søstera or søsteren, indefinite plural søstre or søstrer, definite plural søstrene)

  1. a sister
  2. a nurse, short form of sykesøster

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse systir (sister), from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr (sister).

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Noun[edit]

søster f (definite singular søstera, indefinite plural søstrer, definite plural søstrene)

  1. a sister

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