sestra

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See also: sestră

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛstra/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

sestra f

  1. sister (sibling)
  2. nurse (caring for the sick)
  3. nun, sister
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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

sestra

  1. sister

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese sẽestra, ultimately from Latin sinistra.

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Noun[edit]

sestra f (plural sestras)

  1. the left hand or foot
  2. female equivalent of sestro

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Adjective[edit]

sestra

  1. Feminine singular of adjective sestro.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sěstra/
  • Hyphenation: ses‧tra

Noun[edit]

sèstra f (Cyrillic spelling сѐстра)

  1. sister
  2. nun, short for časna sestra
  3. nurse, short for medicinska sestra

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sestra f (genitive singular sestry, nominative plural sestry, genitive plural sestier, sestár, declension pattern of žena)

  1. sister
  2. nun
  3. nurse

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References[edit]

  • sestra in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

séstra f

  1. sister

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. sêstra
gen. sing. sêstre
singular dual plural
nominative sêstra sêstri sêstre
accusative sêstro sêstri sêstre
genitive sêstre sêster sêster
dative sêstri sêstrama sêstram
locative sêstri sêstrah sêstrah
instrumental sêstro sêstrama sêstrami
Feminine, a-stem, mobile accent
nom. sing. sêstra
gen. sing. sestré
singular dual plural
nominative sêstra sestré sestré
accusative sestró sestré sestré
genitive sestré sestrá sestrá
dative sêstri sestráma sestràm
locative sêstri sestràh sestràh
instrumental sestró sestráma sestrámi