See also: sestră

Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech sestra, from Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈsɛstra]
  • Audio:(file)

Noun

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sestra f

  1. sister (sibling)
    Synonym: ségra
  2. nurse (caring for the sick)
    Synonym: zdravotní sestra
  3. nun, sister
    Synonym: jeptiška

Declension

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See also

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Further reading

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  • sestra in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sestra in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • sestra in Internetová jazyková příručka

Old Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sestra.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (13th CE) /ˈsɛstra/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /ˈsɛstra/

Noun

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sestra f

  1. sister
    strýčená/tetěná/ujčená sestracousin

Declension

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Czech: sestra

References

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese sẽestra, from Latin Latin sinistra.

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: ses‧tra

Noun

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sestra f (plural sestras)

  1. the left hand or foot
    Synonyms: mão esquerda, canhota
    Antonyms: destra, direita, mão direita
  2. female equivalent of sestro

Adjective

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sestra

  1. feminine singular of sestro

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sestra, Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /sěstra/
  • Hyphenation: ses‧tra

Noun

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sèstra f (Cyrillic spelling сѐстра)

  1. sister
  2. nun, short for časna sestra
  3. nurse, short for medicinska sestra

Declension

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Derived terms

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adjectives
nouns

Further reading

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  • sestra” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovak

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sestra.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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sestra f (genitive singular sestry, nominative plural sestry, genitive plural sestier, sestár, declension pattern of žena)

  1. sister
  2. nun
  3. nurse

Declension

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Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • sestra”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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séstra f

  1. sister

Inflection

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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. sêstra
gen. sing. sêstre
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
sêstra sêstri sêstre
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
sêstre sêster sêster
dative
(dajȃlnik)
sêstri sêstrama sêstram
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
sêstro sêstri sêstre
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
sêstri sêstrah sêstrah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
sêstro sêstrama sêstrami
 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem, long mixed accent
nom. sing. sêstra
gen. sing. sestré
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
sêstra sestré sestré
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
sestré sestrá sestrá
dative
(dajȃlnik)
sêstri sestráma sestràm
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
sestró sestré sestré
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
sêstri sestràh sestràh
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
sestró sestráma sestrámi

Further reading

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  • sestra”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
  • sestra”, in Termania, Amebis
  • See also the general references