Geschwister

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle High German geswister, from Old High German giswestar. Compare Schwester (sister).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɡəˈʃvɪstɐ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ge‧schwis‧ter

Noun[edit]

Geschwister n (genitive Geschwisters, plural Geschwister, diminutive Geschwisterchen n)

  1. sibling

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Uncommon in the singular.

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