See also: 姉妹 and 姐妹

ChineseEdit

older sister younger sister
trad. (姊妹)
simp. #(姊妹)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

姊妹

  1. elder sister and younger sister; sisters
  2. sister (close female friend)
  3. sister (fellow female member of a religion) (Classifier: m c;  m c)
  4. (literary or dialectal) brothers and sisters
  5. (dialectal) younger sister
  6. (Cantonese) bridesmaid

Usage notesEdit

  • 姐姐 (jiějie, “elder sister”) and 妹妹 (mèimei, “younger sister”) are the usual nouns for referring to one's sister.

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