systir

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse systir, from Proto-Norse ᛊᚹᛖᛊᛏᚨᚱ(swestar), from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr(sister).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

systir f (genitive singular systur, plural systrar)

  1. sister

Declension[edit]

Declension of systir
f31 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative systir systirin systrar systrarnar
accusative systur systrina systrar systrarnar
dative systur systrini systrum systrunum
genitive systur systurinnar systra systranna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse systir, from Proto-Norse ᛊᚹᛖᛊᛏᚨᚱ(swestar), from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

systir f (genitive singular systur, nominative plural systur)

  1. a sister

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Norse ᛊᚹᛖᛊᛏᚨᚱ(swestar), from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr(sister). Compare Old Saxon swestar, Old English sweoster, Old High German swester.

Noun[edit]

systir f (genitive systur, plural systr)

  1. sister

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • systir in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse systir, from Proto-Germanic *swestēr.

Noun[edit]

systir f

  1. sister

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]