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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French soeur, from Old French suer (nominative), from Latin soror (cf. also the Old French oblique form seror from the Latin accusative sorōrem), from Proto-Italic *swezōr, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

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NounEdit

sœur f (plural sœurs)

  1. sister
    Quel âge a ta sœur ?
    How old is your sister?
  2. (Christianity) nun
    Bonjour, ma sœur.
    Hello, sister.
    Comment allez-vous, sœur Marie ?
    How are you, Sister Mary?

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