syster

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • søster (bracket form; also Norwegian Bokmål)

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

syster f (definite singular systera [systeri]; indefinite plural systrer; definite plural systrene)

  1. sister (female with same parents)
    Eg fekk ei syster då eg var tre.
    I got a sister when I was three.
  2. sister (a female member of a religious community)
  3. a female nurse

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

syster c

  1. a sister (woman or girl having the same parents)
  2. a nurse (in particular as address)
  3. a nun; a female member of a religious community

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Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

syster f

  1. sister