sestra

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Czech[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

  1. sister (sibling)
  2. nurse (caring for the sick)
  3. nun, sister

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • sestra in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sestra in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

sestra

  1. sister

Derived terms[edit]


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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. sister
  2. nun
  3. nurse

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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]

sêstra f ‎(genitive sêstre or sestré, nominative plural sêstre or sestré)

  1. sister

Declension[edit]