невестка

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from не (ne, not) + ведать (vedatʹ, to know), indicating a strict hands-off relationship.

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Noun[edit]

неве́стка (nevéstkaf anim (genitive неве́стки, nominative plural неве́стки, genitive plural неве́сток)

  1. a woman’s daughter-in-law (husband’s daughter-in-law is сноха)
  2. sister-in-law (the wife of one’s brother or brother-in-law)

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