Open main menu

Wiktionary β

See also: soster

Contents

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Old Danish søstær, from Early Old Danish systær, from Proto-Norse ᛊᚹᛖᛊᛏᚨᚱ (swestar), from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr (sister).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /søstər/, [ˈsøsd̥ɐ]

NounEdit

søster c (singular definite søsteren, plural indefinite søstre)

  1. sister (woman or girl having the same parents)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

søster m, f (definite singular søstera or søsteren, indefinite plural søstre or søstrer, definite plural søstrene) colloquial søs

  1. sister
  2. nurse, short form of sykesøster

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

søster f (definite singular søstera, indefinite plural søstrer, definite plural søstrene)

  1. sister

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit