αδελφή

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αδελφή (adelfíf (plural αδελφές, masculine αδελφός)

  1. sister (female sibling)
    Η αδελφή μου σπουδάζει νομική.I adelfí mou spoudázei nomikí.My sister is studying law.
  2. (medicine) sister (nurse)
    Πάω να φωνάξω την αδελφή να σου αλλάξει την πάπια.Páo na fonáxo tin adelfí na sou alláxei tin pápia.I'm going to get the sister to change your bedpan.
  3. sister (form of address for nuns)
    Η Αδελφή Ιωάννα είναι καλόγρια εδώ και επτά χρόνια.I Adelfí Ioánna eínai kalógria edó kai eptá chrónia.Sister Ioanna has been a nun for seven years now.
  4. (colloquial, derogatory) queer, faggot (homosexual man)
    Το γκέι μπαρ είναι γεμάτο αδελφές.To gkéi bar eínai gemáto adelfés.The gay bar is full of queers.

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see: Appendix:Greek phrasebook/Family