сестра

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Bulgarian[edit]

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From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

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сестра́ (sestráf (related adjective се́стрин, diminutive сестри́ца or сестри́чка)

  1. sister (a female sibling)
  2. sister, nun (a female member of a religious community)
    Synonym: калугерка (kalugerka)
  3. (with медицинска (medicinska)) a nurse

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɛstra]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

сестра (sestraf (masculine брат, related adjective сестрин or сестрински, diminutive сестричка or сестриче or сестрица, augmentative сестриште)

  1. sister
  2. (colloquial) Used to designate someone resembling the person in question, especially in character (hyperbolically suggesting that she could therefore be that person's sister).
  3. Ellipsis of медицинска сестра (medicinska sestra, nurse).
  4. (Christianity) nun
    Synonyms: калуѓерка (kaluǵerka), монахиња (monahinja)

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

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сестра (sestraf

  1. sister

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Old East Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sʲɛˈstrɑ/
  • Hyphenation: се‧стра

Noun[edit]

сестра (sestraf

  1. sister

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic сестра (sestra), from Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

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сестра́ (sestráf anim (genitive сестры́, nominative plural сёстры, genitive plural сестёр, diminutive сестрёнка or сестри́ца or сестри́чка)

  1. sister
    двою́родная сестра́dvojúrodnaja sestrácousin, first cousin
    трою́родная сестра́trojúrodnaja sestrásecond cousin
    родна́я сестра́rodnája sestrásister (sibling)
    медици́нская сестра́medicínskaja sestránurse

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Rusyn[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic сестра (sestra), from Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Noun[edit]

сестра́ (sestráf

  1. sister

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sěstra/
  • Hyphenation: сес‧тра

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сѐстра f (Latin spelling sèstra)

  1. sister
  2. nun, short for часна сестра
  3. nurse, short for медицинска сестра

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

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сестра́ (sestráf pers (genitive сестри́, nominative plural се́стри, genitive plural се́стер or сесте́р)

  1. sister
  2. (colloquial) nurse

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