half sister

See also: halfsister and half-sister

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English half-süster, equivalent to half- +‎ sister. Compare Dutch halfzus, halfzuster (half-sister), German Halbschwester (half-sister), Swedish halvsyster (half-sister), Icelandic hálfsystir (half-sister).

NounEdit

half sister (plural half sisters)

  1. A female sibling sharing a single parent.
    Hypernym: half sibling
    Hyponym: uterine sister

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