сестра

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

сестра́ (sestráf (relational 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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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɛstra]
  • (file)

NounEdit

сестра (sestraf (masculine брат, relational 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 SlavonicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

сестра (sestraf

  1. sister

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Old East SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /sɛˈstrɑ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /sʲɛˈstra/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /sʲɛˈstra/
  • Hyphenation: се‧стра

NounEdit

сестра (sestraf

  1. sister

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. sister
    родна́я сестра́rodnája sestrásister (sibling)
    двою́родная сестра́dvojúrodnaja sestrácousin, first cousin
    трою́родная сестра́trojúrodnaja sestrásecond cousin
    единокро́вная сестра́jedinokróvnaja sestrápaternal half sister
    единоутро́бная сестра́jedinoutróbnaja sestrámaternal half sister
    сво́дная сестра́svódnaja sestrástepsister
    медици́нская сестра́medicínskaja sestránurse

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RusynEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

сестра́ (sestráf

  1. sister

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

сѐстра f (Latin spelling sèstra)

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

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UkrainianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. sister
  2. (colloquial) nurse

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