systir

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

systir f (genitive singular systur, plural systrar)

  1. sister

Declension[edit]

f31 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative systir systirin systrar systrarnar
Accusative systur systrina systrar systrarnar
Dative systur systrini systrum systrunum
Genitive systur systurinnar systra systranna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

systir f (genitive singular systur, nominative plural systur)

  1. a sister

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr (sister). Compare Old Saxon swestar, Old English sweoster, Old High German swester.

Noun[edit]

systir f (genitive systur, plural systr)

  1. sister

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]